pyknosis pyk·no·sis (pĭk-nō’sĭs)
A condensation and reduction in the size of a cell or cell nucleus, usually associated with hyperchromatosis.
pyknotic pyk·not·ic (pĭk-nŏt’ĭk) adj. Relating to or characterized by pyknosis.
[pil-uh-deez] /ˈpɪl əˌdiz/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a son of Strophius who befriended Orestes, accompanied him in his wanderings, and eventually married Electra, sister of Orestes.
[pahyl] /paɪl/ noun 1. Ernest (“Ernie”) 1900–45, U.S. war correspondent and journalist. 2. Howard, 1853–1911, U.S. illustrator and author.
pylemphraxis py·lem·phrax·is (pī’lěm-frāk’sĭs) n. Obstruction of the portal vein.