[pahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌpaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/
producing or generating pus.
attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.
1840s, from pyogenesis, medical Latin, from pyo- “pus” + genesis.
pyogenic py·o·gen·ic (pī’ə-jěn’ĭk)
[non-kwol-uh-fahyd] /nɒnˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd/ adjective 1. (def 1). 2. not meeting the requirements in the pertinent provisions of the applicable regulations, as for tax or pension plan considerations.
[kwol-i-tey-tiv] /ˈkwɒl ɪˌteɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities. /ˈkwɒlɪtətɪv; -ˌteɪ-/ adjective 1. involving or relating to distinctions based on quality or qualities Compare quantitative adj. early 15c., “that produces a (physical) quality,” from Medieval Latin qualitativus “relating to quality,” from stem of Latin qualitas “a quality, property, nature” (see […]
[kwon-tuh-fahy] /ˈkwɒn təˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), quantified, quantifying. 1. to determine, indicate, or express the of. 2. Logic. to make explicit the of (a proposition). 3. to give to (something regarded as having only quality). /ˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪ/ verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to discover or express the quantity of 2. (logic) to specify the […]
[kwon-ti-tey-tiv] /ˈkwɒn tɪˌteɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. that is or may be estimated by quantity. 2. of or relating to the describing or measuring of quantity. 3. of or relating to a metrical system, as that of classical verse, based on the alternation of long and short, rather than accented and unaccented, syllables. 4. of or […]