follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

pyo-

1.
a combining form meaning “pus,” used in the formation of compound words:
pyogenesis.
Also, especially before a vowel, py-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of pýon; akin to Latin pūs pus

PYO

1.
pick your own.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for pyo

pyo-

combining form
1.
denoting pus: pyosis
Word Origin
from Greek puon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for pyo

pyo-

word-forming element meaning "pus," from comb. form of Greek puon "pus" (see pus).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
pyo in Medicine

pyo- or py-
pref.
Pus: pyoderma.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for pyo

PYO

pick your own
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pyo-

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pyo

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pyo