pyo-, py- +

(Greek: pus; purulent, an infection or foreign material that causes a thick whitish-yellow fluid which results from the accumulation of white blood cells)

The formation of pus.
pyogenic, pyogenetic, pyogenous
Forming pus or relating to pus formation.
A collection of pus and blood in the pleural cavity; the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest.
A collection of purulent matter in the uterus.
Pus in the pericardial sac.
Pus in the peritoneal cavity or the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and covers most of the abdominal organs.
The presence of pus in the sputum.
1. Inflammation of the gums with a loosening of the teeth and a discharge of pus from the tooth sockets.
2. Any discharge of pus from any bodily organ or cavity.
A reference to or characterized by periodontitis or marginal periodontitis.

Periodontitis is a dental disorder that results from progression of gingivitis, involving inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth.

Pus in the uterine tube.
Presence of purulent matter in the urine.
Purulent tracheitis or inflammation of the trechea with pus.

Word families with similar applications about: "decay, rotten; wasting away; putrid, pus" word units: phthisio- (decay, waste away); puro- (pus); pus (viscous fluid via an infection); pustu- (blister, pimple); putre- (rotten, decayed); sapro- (rotten, putrid, putrefaction, decay); sepsi- (decay, rot, putrefactive); suppurant- (festering, forming or discharging pus); tabe- (wasting away, decaying).

Cross references of word groups that are related, partially or extensively, to: "blister, bump, swelling": bull-; ichor-; papulo-; pemphig-; puro-; pus-; pustu-; suppurant-; tum-; vesico-; vesiculo-.