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pyogenic Syllabification: py·o·gen·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌpīəˈjenik/

Definition of pyogenic in English:


Involving or relating to the production of pus.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, nodular amelanotic melanoma is the most important tumor to differentiate from pyogenic granuloma.
  • Clinically these diseases mimic pyogenic bacterial infections, Gram negative septicaemia or cryptic tuberculosis.
  • As the lesions enlarge, they may resemble a cellulitis, pyogenic furuncle, or an infected sebaceous cyst.


Mid 19th century: from Greek puo- (from puon 'pus') + -genic.

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