pyr-

combining form
variants: or

pyro-

Definition of pyr-

  1. 1 :  fire :  heat pyrometer pyrheliometer

  2. 2a :  produced by or as if by the action of heat pyroelectricityb :  derived from a corresponding ortho acid by loss usually of one molecule of water from two molecules of acid pyrophosphoric acid

  3. 3 :  fever pyrogenic

Origin and Etymology of pyr-

Greek, from pyr — more at fire


Medical Dictionary

pyr-

combining form
variants: or

pyro-

Medical Definition of pyr-

  1. 1:  fire :  heat pyromania

  2. 2:  fever pyrogen


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