Empyema



[em-pee-ee-muh, -pahy-] /ˌɛm piˈi mə, -paɪ-/

noun, Pathology.
1.
a collection of pus in a body cavity, especially the pleural cavity.
/ˌɛmpaɪˈiːmə/
noun (pl) -emata (-ˈiːmətə), -emas
1.
a collection of pus in a body cavity, esp in the chest

empyema em·py·e·ma (ěm’pī-ē’mə)
n. pl. em·py·e·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
The presence of pus in a body cavity, especially the pleural cavity.
em’py·e’mic adj.

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