Definition of pyoderma in English:


Line breaks: pyo|derma
Pronunciation: /ˌpʌɪə(ʊ)ˈdəːmə


[mass noun] Medicine
A skin infection with formation of pus.
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  • As the authors note, pyoderma and chronic ear disease have remained intractably high in children for decades.
  • The patient had rheumatoid arthritis, a condition associated with pyoderma gangrenosum.
  • Excoriations and pyoderma also may be present.


1930s: from Greek puo- (from puon 'pus') + derma 'skin'.

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