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pyrosis

[pahy-roh-sis] /paɪˈroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
heartburn (def 1).
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Neo-Latin < Greek pȳrōsis; see pyr-, -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrosis

pyrosis

/paɪˈrəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) a technical name for heartburn
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a burning, from puroun to burn, from pur fire
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Contemporary definitions for pyrosis
noun

See acid reflux

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pyrosis in Medicine

pyrosis py·ro·sis (pī-rō'sĭs)
n.
See heartburn.

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