Origin of pyrosis
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Exceptionally, it may be insipid or brackish, constituting what is known as pyrosis, or water-brash.
Dr. Pereira recommends alkalies in cases of dyspepsia and pyrosis, when there is an excess of acid secreted by the stomach.The Action of Medicines in the System
Frederick William Headland
In Concan the sweetened decoction of the plant with a little cumin seed is given for dyspepsia with pyrosis.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
- pathol a technical name for heartburn
C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a burning, from puroun to burn, from pur fire
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