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septicemia in which secondary foci of pus formation occur and multiple abscesses are formed. adj., adj pye´mic.
arterial pyemia a form due to the dissemination of septic emboli from the heart.
cryptogenic pyemia that in which the source of infection is in an unidentified tissue.
pyemia with a source that is not evident.
cryp·to·gen·ic py·e·mi·a(kriptō-jenik pī-ēmē-ă)
Infection with source that is not evident.