Definition of empyemic in US English:

empyemic

adjective

Medicine
  • Affected with empyema; of, relating to, or of the nature of empyema.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From empyema + -ic, after post-classical Latin empyemicus (also empimicus.

Pronunciation

empyemic

/ˌɛmpʌɪˈiːmɪk/