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pyr-

combining form

Definition of PYR-

1
:  fire :  heat <pyrometer> <pyrheliometer>
2
a :  produced by or as if by the action of heat <pyroelectricity>
b :  derived from a corresponding ortho acid by loss usually of one molecule of water from two molecules of acid <pyrophosphoric acid>
3
:  fever <pyrogenic>

Variants of PYR-

pyr- or pyro-

Origin of PYR-

Greek, from pyr — more at fire
Medical Dictionary

pyr-

combining form

Medical Definition of PYR-

1
:  fire :  heat <pyromania>
2
:  fever <pyrogen>

Variants of PYR-

pyr- or pyro-

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