Definition of pythogenic in US English:

pythogenic

adjective

Medicine
historical
  • Generated by decomposing organic material or by decay; of or relating to such generation.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek πύθειν to cause to rot + -genic.

Pronunciation

pythogenic

/ˌpʌɪθə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/