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EMPYEMA (from Gr. iv, within, and srv...

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 362 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EMPYEMA (from Gr. iv, within, and srvov, pus), a term in medicine applied to an accumulation of purulent fluid within the cavity of the pleura (see LUNG: Surgery).
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