[ pahy-ruh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌpaɪ rəˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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producing or produced by heat or fever.
Also py·ro·ge·net·ic [pahy-roh-juh-net-ik]. /ˌpaɪ roʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/. Geology. produced by heat, as the anhydrous minerals of an igneous rock.
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrogenic
/ (ˌpaɪrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /
produced by or producing heat
pathol causing or resulting from fever
geology less common words for igneous
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Medical definitions for pyrogenic
[ pī′rō-jĕn′ĭk ]
Producing or produced by fever.
Caused by or generating heat.
Other words from pyrogenicpy′ro•ge•nic′i•ty (-rō-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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