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pyogenic

[ pahy-uh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌpaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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adjective Pathology.

producing or generating pus.
attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.

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Origin of pyogenic

First recorded in 1830–40; pyo- + -genic

OTHER WORDS FROM pyogenic

non·py·o·gen·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for pyogenic

pyogenic
[ pī′ə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Producing pus.
Of, relating to, or characterized by pyogenesis.
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