pyogenic

[pahy-uh-jen-ik]
adjective Pathology.
1.
producing or generating pus.
2.
attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.

Origin:
1830–40; pyo- + -genic

nonpyogenic, adjective
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pyogenesis (ˌpaɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
pathol the formation of pus
 
pyo'genic
 
adj

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pyogenic py·o·gen·ic (pī'ə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Producing pus.

  2. Of, relating to, or characterized by pyogenesis.

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Indeed, such a procedure would be objectionable, as it would stimulate the pyogenic membrane to unnecessary suppuration.
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