pyophylactic
pyo·phy·lac·tic (pi″o-fi-lakґtik) [pyo- + phylactic] serving as a defense against purulent infection.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • pyophylactic membrane — a fibrinous membrane lining a pus cavity and tending to prevent reabsorption of injurious materials …   Medical dictionary

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