pyococcus

[ pī′ō-kŏkəs ]

n.

A coccus that causes suppuration, especially Streptococcus pyogenes.

Nearby words

  1. pyo-,
  2. pyo-ovarium,
  3. pyocele,
  4. pyocephalus,
  5. pyochezia,
  6. pyocolpocele,
  7. pyocolpos,
  8. pyocyanic,
  9. pyocyanogenic,
  10. pyocyst


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