pyogenic (py-oh-jen-ik) adj. causing the formation of pus. p. arthritis see septic (arthritis). p. granuloma a common rapidly growing nodule on the surface of the skin. Resembling a redcurrant or (if large) a raspberry, it is composed of small blood vessels and therefore bleeds readily after the slightest injury.
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