pyopneumocholecystitis py·o·pneu·mo·cho·le·cys·ti·tis (pī’ō-nōō’mō-kō’lĭ-sĭ-stī’tĭs, -nyōō’-)
The presence of pus and gas in an inflamed gallbladder, caused by gas-producing microorganisms or by the entry of air from the duodenum through the biliary ducts.


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