pyo-


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pyo-

or py-
pref.
Pus: pyogenic.

[Greek puo-, from puon, pus; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

pyo-

or before a vowel

py-

combining form
(Pathology) denoting pus: pyosis.
[from Greek puon]

pyo-

a combining form meaning “pus”: pyogenic.
Also, esp. before a vowel,py-.
[< Greek, comb. form of pýon; akin to Latin pūs pus]

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