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pyogenesis

[ pahy-uh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌpaɪ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
the generation of pus; the process of the formation of pus.
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Origin of pyogenesis

First recorded in 1840–50; pyo- + -genesis

Words nearby pyogenesis

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British Dictionary definitions for pyogenesis

pyogenesis
/ (ˌpaɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun
pathol the formation of pus

Derived forms of pyogenesis

pyogenic, adjective
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