pyrosis

noun

py·​ro·​sis pī-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce pyrosis (audio)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek pyrōsis burning, from pyroun to burn, from pyr fire — more at fire

First Known Use

1772, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pyrosis was in 1772

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Cite this Entry

“Pyrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrosis. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

pyrosis

noun
py·​ro·​sis pī-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce pyrosis (audio)
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