produced by or producing heat or fever

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  • Pyrogenous — Py*rog e*nous, a. [Gr. ? fire + genous: cf. F. purog[ e]ne, Gr. ?.] Produced by fire; igneous. Mantell. . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyrogenous — /puy roj euh neuhs/, adj. Geol. pyrogenic (def. 2). [1830 40; PYRO + GENOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pyrogenous — adjective a) produced by fire or heat b) producing fire, heat, or fever See Also: pyrogenetic …   Wiktionary

  • pyrogenous — py·rog·e·nous (pi rojґə nəs) pyrogenic …   Medical dictionary

  • pyrogenous — py·rog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • pyrogenous — /paɪˈrɒdʒənəs/ (say puy rojuhnuhs) adjective produced by the action of heat or fire …   Australian English dictionary

  • pyrogenous — adjective 1. produced under conditions involving intense heat igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone pyrogenic strata • Syn: ↑igneous, ↑pyrogenic •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrogenetic — adjective produced by or producing fever • Syn: ↑pyrogenic, ↑pyrogenous • Pertains to noun: ↑pyrogen, ↑pyrogen (for: ↑pyrogenous), ↑pyrogen ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • -genous — comb. form forming adjectives meaning produced (endogenous). * * * jənəs adjective combining form Etymology: gen + ous 1. : producing : yielding alkaligenous 2. : produced by : arising or originating in …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pyrogen — Pyr o*gen, n. [See {Pyrogenous}.] 1. Electricity. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol. Chem.) A poison separable from decomposed meat infusions, and supposed to be formed from albuminous matter through the agency of bacteria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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