\pˌa͡ɪə͡ʊd͡ʒˈiːni͡ə], \pˌaɪəʊdʒˈiːniə], \p_ˌaɪ_əʊ_dʒ_ˈiː_n_iə]\
Definitions of PYOGENIA
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Generation of pus. The theory or mechanism of the formation of pus. Some have believed that pus Is formed by the arterial system, and is deposited, by way of excretion, in the inflamed parts; others, that it is formed by the destruction of solid parts. It seems to be owing to a degeneration of the liquor sanguinis and exudation corpuscles.
By Robley Dunglison
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- A physiologically inactive constituent of Cannabis sativa L. An oil obtained from Cannabis indica, thought by some active principle; said to be a phenol aldehyde of the formula OH.C20H28COH, hence more accurately called cannabinolal.