[pahy-uh-ree-uh] /ˌpaɪ əˈri ə/
Pathology. a discharge of pus.
Also called pyorrhea alveolaris
[al-vee-uh-lar-is] /ælˌvi əˈlær ɪs/ (Show IPA), Riggs’ disease. Dentistry. a chronic form of periodontitis occurring in various degrees of severity, characterized in its severe forms by the formation of pus in the pockets between the roots of the teeth and their surrounding tissues, and frequently accompanied by the loosening and subsequent loss of the teeth.
inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
pyorrhea py·or·rhe·a (pī’ə-rē’ə)
pyosalpingo-oophoritis py·o·sal·pin·go-o·o·pho·ri·tis (pī’ō-sāl-pĭng’gō-ō’ə-fə-rī’tĭs) n. Suppurative inflammation of the fallopian tube and the ovary.
pyosalpingitis py·o·sal·pin·gi·tis (pī’ō-sāl’pĭn-jī’tĭs) n. Suppurative inflammation of the fallopian tube.
pyosalpinx py·o·sal·pinx (pī’ə-sāl’pĭngks) n. Distention of a fallopian tube with pus.
[pahy-oh-sis] /paɪˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. the formation of pus; suppuration. /paɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (pathol) the formation of pus pyosis py·o·sis (pī-ō’sĭs) n. See suppuration.