physopyosalpinx phy·so·py·o·sal·pinx (fī’sō-pī’ə-sāl’pĭngks)
Pyosalpinx accompanied by the formation of gas in the affected fallopian tube.
[fahy-soh-stig-meen, -min] /ˌfaɪ soʊˈstɪg min, -mɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. an alkaloid, C 1 5 H 2 1 N 3 O 2 , used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease to raise the level of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and also as a miotic in glaucoma. /ˌfaɪsəʊˈstɪɡmiːn/ noun 1. an alkaloid found in the Calabar bean used […]
[fahy-sos-tuh-muh s] /faɪˈsɒs tə məs/ adjective, Ichthyology. 1. having the mouth and air bladder connected by an air duct. /faɪˈsɒstəməs/ adjective 1. (of fishes) having a duct connecting the air bladder to part of the alimentary canal Compare physoclistous
- Phytanic acid
phytanic acid phy·tan·ic acid (fī-tān’ĭk) n. An acid derived from phytol that inhibits the oxidation of palmitic acid and accumulates in the serum and tissues of patients with Refsum’s disease.
[fahy-teyt] /ˈfaɪ teɪt/ noun, Chemistry, Biochemistry. 1. a salt or ester of , occurring in plants, especially cereal grains, capable of forming insoluble complexes with calcium, zinc, iron, and other nutrients and interfering with their absorption by the body.