pyogenic

[ pahy-uh-jen-ik ]

adjectivePathology.
  1. producing or generating pus.

  2. attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.

Origin of pyogenic

1
First recorded in 1830–40; pyo- + -genic

Other words from pyogenic

  • non·py·o·gen·ic, adjective

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