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pyosis

[pahy-oh-sis] /paɪˈoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
the formation of pus; suppuration.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Neo-Latin < Greek pýōsis; see py-, -osis
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pyosis

/paɪˈəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) the formation of pus
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pyosis in Medicine

pyosis py·o·sis (pī-ō'sĭs)
n.
See suppuration.

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