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Meanings of Pygostyled:

noun

(in a bird) a triangular plate formed of the fused caudal vertebrae, typically supporting the tail feathers.

Usage examples:

The tail is shortened and fused to form a pygostyle which bears tail feathers (retrices).

Meanings of Pyjama:

noun

A loose-fitting jacket and trousers for sleeping in.

Usage examples:

A pair of pyjamas

Meanings of Pyjamaed:

adjective

Wearing pyjamas.

Usage examples:

They would be pyjamaed and ready for bed when his lessons would begin

Pyjamas

pɪˈdʒɑː.məz

Meanings of Pyjamas:

plural noun

A loose-fitting jacket and trousers for sleeping in.

Usage examples:

A pair of pyjamas
noun

Soft, loose clothing that is worn in bed and consists of trousers and a type of shirt

Usage examples:

I need a new pair of pyjamas.

Pyknic

ˈpɪknɪk

Meanings of Pyknic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a stocky physique with a rounded body and head, thickset trunk, and a tendency to fat.

Usage examples:

One's physical or bodily shape can be classified into the pyknic type, the muscular type and the in…

Meanings of Pyknotic:

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.

Meanings of Pylagore:

noun

Chiefly in plural. either of the two deputies sent by each constituent state to the amphictyonic council.

Meanings of Pylangium:

noun

In amphibians and some fishes: the first or proximal part of the conus arteriosus which leads out from the ventricle of the heart.

Meanings of Pylephlebitis:

noun

Inflammation of the portal vein or its branches.

Meanings of Pylethrombosis:

noun

Thrombosis of the portal vein or its branches.

Pylon

ˈpaɪ.lɒn

Meanings of Pylon:

noun

A tall tower-like structure used for carrying electricity cables high above the ground.

Usage examples:

A spokeswoman said: ‘the owl is perched on one of our high voltage electricity pylons.’

Pylons

ˈpaɪ.lɒn

Meanings of Pylons:

noun

A tall tower-like structure used for carrying electricity cables high above the ground.

Usage examples:

A spokeswoman said: ‘the owl is perched on one of our high voltage electricity pylons.’

Meanings of Pylorectomies:

noun

Surgical excision of the pyloric region of the stomach; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pylorectomy:

noun

Surgical excision of the pyloric region of the stomach; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pylori:

noun

The opening from the stomach into the duodenum.

Usage examples:

A septum of connective tissue separates the circular muscle layers of the pylorus and duodenum.

Pyloric

paɪˌlɔː.rɪk ˈɡlænd

Meanings of Pyloric:

adjective

Relating to or affecting the region where the stomach opens into the duodenum.

Usage examples:

Pyloric stenosis
noun

One of the short tube-shaped organs on the inside surface of the stomach that produce mucus (= thick liquid)

Usage examples:

The gastric lining is divided into the anterior portion lined by fundic glands, and the posterior p…

Meanings of Pyloroplasty:

noun

Any of several surgical procedures used to treat pyloric stricture or stenosis; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pylorospasm:

noun

Spasm of the pyloric sphincter.

Pylorus

pʌɪˈlɔːrəs

Meanings of Pylorus:

noun

The opening from the stomach into the duodenum.

Usage examples:

A septum of connective tissue separates the circular muscle layers of the pylorus and duodenum.

Meanings of Pyoctanin:

noun

Either of two synthetic dyes which have been used as antiseptics: (more fully "blue pyoktanin", "pyoktanin blue") gentian violet, and (more fully "yellow pyoktanin") auramine.

Meanings of Pyocyanase:

noun

An antibiotic preparation, originally thought to be an enzyme, obtained from cultures of the bacterium pseudomonas aeruginosa and formerly used to treat diphtheria and other infections.

Meanings of Pyocyanin:

noun

A toxic blue pigment produced by the bacterium pseudomonas aeruginosa (formerly known as bacillus pyocyaneus) and giving a blue or green colour to pus.

Meanings of Pyocyst:

noun

A cyst containing pus, especially (in later use) in a polycystic kidney.

Pyoderma

paɪ.əˌdɜː.mə ɡæŋ.ɡrɪˈnəʊs.əm

Meanings of Pyoderma:

noun

A skin infection with formation of pus.

Usage examples:

As the authors note, pyoderma and chronic ear disease have remained intractably high in children fo…

Meanings of Pyodermic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or of the nature of pyoderma.

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