- originating from filth or putrescence.
Also py·thog·e·nous [pahy-thoj-uh-nuh s, pi-] /paɪˈθɒdʒ ə nəs, pɪ-/.
Origin of pythogenic
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These words were uttered at a time when the pythogenic theory was more in favour than it is now.Louis Pasteur