[ pahy-roh-sis ]
/ paɪˈroʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.


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Origin of pyrosis

1780–90; < New Latin < Greek pȳrōsis; see pyr-, -osis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for pyrosis

/ (paɪˈrəʊsɪs) /


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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Medical definitions for pyrosis

[ pī-rōsĭs ]


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