[pahy-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpaɪ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
the generation of pus; the process of the formation of pus.
(pathol) the formation of pus

pyogenesis py·o·gen·e·sis (pī’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
Formation of pus.


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