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pyrogenic

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adjective py·ro·gen·ic \ˌpī-rō-ˈje-nik\

Definition of pyrogenic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to igneous origin

  2. 2 :  producing or produced by heat or fever

pyrogenicity

play \ˌpī-rō-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of pyrogenic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1823


Medical Dictionary

pyrogenic

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adjective py·ro·gen·ic \ˌpī-rō-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of pyrogenic

  1. :  producing or produced by fever




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