pyo-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek πύον(púon, pus), from Proto-Indo-European *pu-; compare Sanskrit पूयति(pūyati, stinks, rots), Ancient Greek πύθω(pýtho, to rot), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐍃(fuls, foul), Old English fuls(foul), perhaps ultimately echoic of a natural exclamation of disgust or abhorrence.

Prefix[edit]

pyo-

  1. (medicine) of or relating to pus

Derived terms[edit]