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py·o·gen·ic

 (pī′ə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Producing pus.
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py•o•gen•ic

(ˌpaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk)

adj.
1. producing or generating pus.
2. attended with or pertaining to the formation of pus.
[1830–40]
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Adj.1.pyogenic - producing pus
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Translations

py·o·gen·ic

, pyogenetic, pyogenous
a. piógeno-a, purulento-a.
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pyogenic

adj piógeno, piogénico
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References in periodicals archive ?
The chapters on the liver address immunology, inborn errors of metabolism, hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, amebic liver abscess, pyogenic liver abscess, hydatid cysts, leptospirosis, cirrhosis, ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatocellular carcinoma, portal hypertension, hepatorenal syndrome, drug-induced liver injury, acute liver failure, biliary atresia, liver diseases in pregnancy, liver transplantation, gallstone disease, cholangiocarcinoma, acute and chronic pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer, including information on pathogenesis, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, clinical features, treatment, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and other aspects.
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS: Amoebic liver abscess, Pyogenic liver abscess, Hepatic adenoma, Hepatic carcinoma, hepatic cysts, metastatic lesions.
High grade fever, right upper quadrant pain and hepatomegaly are the most frequently observed clinical findings, while jaundice is uncommon.1,4,5,8-10 Tubercular liver abscess is frequently confused with amoebic liver abscess, pyogenic liver abscess and hepatoma.5