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pyogenic

[pahy-uh-jen-ik]
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adjective Pathology.
  1. producing or generating pus.
  2. attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.
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Origin of pyogenic

First recorded in 1830–40; pyo- + -genic
Related formsnon·py·o·gen·ic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for non-pyogenic

pyogenic

adj.

1840s, from pyogenesis, medical Latin, from pyo- "pus" + genesis.

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non-pyogenic in Medicine

pyogenic

(pī′ə-jĕnĭk)
adj.
  1. Producing pus.
  2. Of, relating to, or characterized by pyogenesis.
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