Definition of empyematic in English:

empyematic

adjective

Medicine
rare
  • = empyemic.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Bonet's Guide to the Practical Physician. From post-classical Latin empyematicus from ancient Greek ἐμπυηματικός suppurating (Hippocrates) from ἐμπυηματ-, ἐμπύημα + -ικός.

Pronunciation

empyematic

/ɛmˌpʌɪəˈmatɪk/