Involving or relating to the production of pus.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: pyo|gen¦ic
Definition of pyogenic in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.