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pyrogenic

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

Definition of PYROGENIC

1
:  of or relating to igneous origin
2
:  producing or produced by heat or fever
py·ro·ge·nic·i·ty \ˌpī-rō-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun
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Origin of PYROGENIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1823
Medical Dictionary

pyrogenic

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

Medical Definition of PYROGENIC

:  producing or produced by fever

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