pyogenic

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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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In HIV patients both TBM and CCM are the commonest cause of nonpyogenic meningitis.
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