Definition of Pyrogenic

1. Adjective. Produced by or producing fever.

Exact synonyms: Pyrogenetic, Pyrogenous
Partainyms: Pyrogen, Pyrogen, Pyrogen
Derivative terms: Pyrogen



2. Adjective. Produced under conditions involving intense heat. "Pyrogenic strata"
Exact synonyms: Igneous, Pyrogenous
Partainyms: Heat, Heat, Heat

Definition of Pyrogenic

1. a. Producing heat; -- said of substances, as septic poisons, which elevate the temperature of the body and cause fever.

Definition of Pyrogenic

1. Adjective. producing heat, especially in the body ¹

2. Adjective. producing fever ¹

3. Adjective. (geology) of a mineral formed from a magma at high temperature ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pyrogenic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrogenic

pyroelectric effect
pyroelectrical
pyroelectrically
pyroelectricity
pyroelectrics
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pyroelectrodynamics
pyrogallate
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pyrogallic acid
pyrogallol
pyrogallols
pyrogen
pyrogenetic
pyrogenic (current term)
pyrogenicities
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pyrogenous
pyrogens
pyrogeography
pyroglutamate
pyroglutamates
pyroglutamic
pyroglutamic acid
pyroglutamic acids
pyroglutamine
pyrognostic
pyrognostics
pyrograph

Literary usage of Pyrogenic

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1. American Geology: Containing a Statement of the Principles of the Science by Ebenezer Emmons (1855)
"General considerations respecting pyrogenic or eruptive rocks. pyrogenic or eruptive rocks have five phases, each of which should be described. ..."

2. American Geology: Containing a Statement of the Principles of the Science by Ebenezer Emmons (1855)
"General considerations respecting pyrogenic or eruptive rocks. pyrogenic or eruptive rocks have five phases, each of which should be described. ..."

3. Two monographs on malaria and the parasites of malarial fevers by Amico Bignami, Julius Mannaberg, Ettore Marchiafava (1894)
"... biological and morphological characteristics —Changes in the invaded red blood-corpuscles—Spore formation, normal and premature—pyrogenic cycle of the ..."

4. A Comprehensive Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"CHAPTER VI THE PRINCIPAL TYPES OF IGNEOUS OR pyrogenic ROCKS THE IGNEOUS MAGMA THE term molten magma is applied to molten rock material or igneous fluid, ..."

5. Journal of Materia Medica (1877)
"citant, the pyrogenic matter (be this contagium vivum, or what it may), and the onset of the characteristic phenomena, have not yet been demonstrated. ..."

6. Scientific Medicine in Its Relation to Homoeopathy by Tivadar Bakody, Rudolf F. Bauer (1891)
"isms were the direct cause of fever, or whether they developed pyrogenic matter by their tissue changes, or by their action upon surrounding tissues; ..."

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