pyrosis

[ pahy-roh-sis ]
/ paɪˈroʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. pyrophosphate,
  2. pyrophosphoric acid,
  3. pyrophotometer,
  4. pyrophyllite,
  5. pyroracemic acid,
  6. pyrostat,
  7. pyrosulfate,
  8. pyrosulfuric,
  9. pyrosulfuric acid,
  10. pyrosulphate

Origin of pyrosis

1780–90; < New Latin < Greek pȳrōsis; see pyr-, -osis

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British Dictionary definitions for pyrosis

pyrosis

/ (paɪˈrəʊsɪs) /

noun

pathol a technical name for heartburn

Word Origin for pyrosis

C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a burning, from puroun to burn, from pur fire

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Medicine definitions for pyrosis

pyrosis

[ pī-rōsĭs ]

n.

heartburn

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