porphyrize

[ pawr-fuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈpɔr fəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), por·phy·rized, por·phy·riz·ing.

to subject to porphyrization.

Nearby words

  1. porphyrinogen,
  2. porphyrinuria,
  3. porphyrite,
  4. porphyritic,
  5. porphyrization,
  6. porphyroblast,
  7. porphyrogenite,
  8. porphyroid,
  9. porphyropsin,
  10. porphyry

Also especially British, por·phy·rise.

Origin of porphyrize

First recorded in 1740–50; porphyr(y) + -ize

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