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Definition for PYO (2 of 2)

pyo-

a combining form meaning “pus,” used in the formation of compound words: pyogenesis.
Also especially before a vowel, py-.

Origin of pyo-

<Greek, combining form of pýon; akin to Latin pūspus
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British Dictionary definitions for PYO

pyo-

before a vowel py-


combining form

denoting puspyosis

Word Origin for pyo-

from Greek puon
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Medical definitions for PYO

pyo-

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Pus:pyoderma.
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