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pyrosis

noun py·ro·sis \pī-ˈrō-səs\

Definition of PYROSIS

:  heartburn

Origin of PYROSIS

New Latin, from Greek pyrōsis burning, from pyroun to burn, from pyr fire — more at fire
First Known Use: 1789

pyrosis

noun py·ro·sis \pī-ˈrō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PYROSIS

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