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Meaning of PYROSIS

Pronunciation:  pI'rowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
 

PYROSIS is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: heartburn
 
 See Also: symptom

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Py*ro"sis\, n. [NL., fr Gr. ? a burning, an
inflammation, fr. ? to burn, fr. ? fire.] (Med.)
See {Water brash}, under {Brash}.

 

 

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