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[pahy-uh-jen-ik] /ˌpaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk/

adjective, Pathology.
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)


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