pyrosis

[pahy-roh-sis]
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Origin of pyrosis

1780–90; < New Latin < Greek pȳrōsis; see pyr-, -osis
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Related Words for pyrosis

indigestion, pyrosis, backflow, cardialgia

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British Dictionary definitions for pyrosis

pyrosis

noun
  1. 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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pyrosis in Medicine

pyrosis

[pī-rōsĭs]
n.
  1. heartburn
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