producing or generating pus.
attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.
- non·py·o·gen·ic, adjective
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How to use pyogenic in a sentence
As a result of pyogenic infection, suppuration of the labyrinth may occur.
The pyogenic cocci are added factors in the pustular and furuncular cases.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Entrance into the follicles of pyogenic micrococci is now regarded as the essential factor.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
If the pyogenic polypoid mucous membrane be not carefully removed, suppuration may persist.
Like septicæmia, this condition is due to pyogenic bacteria, the streptococcus pyogenes being the commonest organism found.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles