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Meanings of Pycnotic:

adjective

Designating a theory according to which the matter in the universe was formed by condensation of a universal substance or ether at particular points; of or relating to this theory.

Pyelitis

ˌpʌɪəˈlʌɪtɪs

Meanings of Pyelitis:

noun

Inflammation of the renal pelvis.

Usage examples:

It has a wide range of uses including the common cold, heatstroke, acute gastroenteritis, pyelitis,…

Meanings of Pyelocystitis:

noun

Inflammation of the urinary bladder, ureter, and pelvis of the kidney; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pyelograph:

noun

Pyelogram.

Meanings of Pyelographic:

adjective

Of or relating to pyelography.

Meanings of Pyelography:

noun

An x-ray technique for producing an image of the renal pelvis and urinary tract by the introduction of a radiopaque fluid.

Usage examples:

Intravenous pyelography has greater sensitivity and specificity for the detection of renal calculi.

Meanings of Pyelolithotomy:

noun

Removal of a renal calculus by incision into the pelvis of the kidney; an instance of this.

Pyelonephritis

ˌpʌɪələʊnɪˈfrʌɪtɪs

Meanings of Pyelonephritis:

noun

Inflammation of the kidney as a result of bacterial infection.

Usage examples:

Systemic maternal febrile infections such as pyelonephritis have been associated with preterm deliv…

Meanings of Pyeloplasty:

noun

Reconstructive surgery of the pelvis of the kidney; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pyemia:

noun

Blood poisoning (septicaemia) caused by the spread in the bloodstream of pus-forming bacteria released from an abscess.

Usage examples:

Nothing seemed to halt pyemia, and it had a mortality rate of over 90%.

Meanings of Pygal:

adjective

Of or relating to the rump or posterior part of an animal; specifically designating a posterior median bone or plate in the carapace of a turtle or tortoise.

noun

A posterior median bone or plate (or each of a pair or series) in the carapace of a turtle or tortoise. also: (in some reptiles) each of a number of vertebrae posterior to the sacrum but distinct from those nearer the end of the tail.

Meanings of Pygarg:

noun

A kind of antelope mentioned by herodotus and pliny, perhaps the addax, addax nasomaculatus.

Meanings of Pygidial:

adjective

Of or relating to the pygidium; situated on or in the pygidium.

Pygidium

pʌɪˈdʒɪdɪəm

Meanings of Pygidium:

noun

The terminal part or hind segment of the body in certain invertebrates.

Usage examples:

The pygidium, like the cephalon, was a structure in which segments were fused together.

Pygmaean

pɪɡˈmiːən

Meanings of Pygmaean:

adjective

Very small.

Meanings of Pygmalion:

proper noun

A king of cyprus who fashioned an ivory statue of a beautiful woman and loved it so deeply that in answer to his prayer aphrodite gave it life. the woman (at some point named galatea) bore him a daughter, paphos.

noun

An improvement in a person's performance when someone expects them to perform well or achieve more

Usage examples:

The pygmalion effect has been demonstrated in study after study.

Meanings of Pygmalionism:

noun

The condition of loving a statue, image, or inanimate object; sexual attraction towards such an object.

Meanings of Pygmean:

adjective

Very small.

Pygmies

ˈpɪɡ.mi

Meanings of Pygmies:

noun

Something that is very small.

Usage examples:

They were pygmies compared to the current satellites
adjective

Used in names of animals and plants that are much smaller than more typical kinds, e.g. pygmy shrew, pygmy water lily.

Usage examples:

Moreover, some predators of pygmy swordtails (x. nigrensis) also exhibit a bias for the sword.

Meanings of Pygmoid:

adjective

Resembling a pygmy; having (some of) the characteristics of a pygmy.

noun

A pygmoid person.

Pygmy

ˈpɪɡ.mi

Meanings of Pygmy:

noun

Something that is very small.

Usage examples:

They were pygmies compared to the current satellites
adjective

Used in names of animals and plants that are much smaller than more typical kinds, e.g. pygmy shrew, pygmy water lily.

Usage examples:

Moreover, some predators of pygmy swordtails (x. nigrensis) also exhibit a bias for the sword.

Meanings of Pygmydom:

noun

The realm of pygmies.

Meanings of Pygmyhood:

noun

The condition, position, or character of a pygmy.

Meanings of Pygmyisms:

noun

The state or condition of being a pygmy.

Meanings of Pygmyweed:

noun

A low-growing, annual, marginal plant, crassula aquatica (family crassulaceae), of north america and europe; (later also, with distinguishing word) any of several other small crassulas.

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