pythogenic

adjective

pytho·​gen·​ic
¦pīthə¦jenik,
¦pith-
: produced by or originating from decomposition or filth
typhoid has been considered a pythogenic fever

Word History

Etymology

pytho- (from Greek pythein to cause to rot) + -genic

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“Pythogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pythogenic. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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