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pyrogenic

[pahy-ruh-jen-ik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
producing or produced by heat or fever.
2.
Also, pyrogenetic
[pahy-roh-juh-net-ik] /ˌpaɪ roʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA)
. Geology. produced by heat, as the anhydrous minerals of an igneous rock.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; pyro- + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrogenic

pyrogenic

/ˌpaɪrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
produced by or producing heat
2.
(pathol) causing or resulting from fever
3.
(geology) less common words for igneous
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pyrogenic in Medicine

pyrogenic py·ro·gen·ic (pī'rō-jěn'ĭk) or py·rog·e·nous (pī-rŏj'ə-nəs)
adj.

  1. Producing or produced by fever.

  2. Caused by or generating heat.


py'ro·ge·nic'i·ty (-rō-jə-nĭs'ĭ-tē) n.
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