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 (pī′rō-jĕn′ĭk) also py·rog·e·nous (pī-rŏj′ə-nəs)
1. Producing or produced by fever.
2. Caused by or generating heat.
3. Of or relating to solid rock formed from molten rock; igneous.

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


(ˌpaɪrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) or


1. (Chemistry) produced by or producing heat
2. (Pathology) pathol causing or resulting from fever
3. (Geological Science) geology less common words for igneous


(ˌpaɪ rəˈdʒɛn ɪk)

producing or produced by heat or fever.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pyrogenic - produced by or producing fever
2.pyrogenic - 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"
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When present in pharmaceutical products, pyrogenic substances can prove harmful to humans by causing life threatening fevers.
exotoxins, such as pyrogenic (erythrogenic) toxin, which causes the rash of scarlet fever and systemic toxic shock syndrome (See http://textbookofbacteriology.
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the hospital, Nitish Mokashi, said, "15 to 18 children were the victims of adverse reaction, the reaction is called pyrogenic reaction and can occur upon administration of any drug".
It is a sterile, non- pyrogenic, viscoelastic solution of hyaluronan, and is the first FDA-approved single-injection product with HA from a non-animal source.
It is concluded that the SOM of NO-1 is characterised by a large fraction of well-preserved polysaccharides and lignin, with an additional contribution of specific eucalyptus-derived substances, and relatively small proportions of microbial and pyrogenic SOM.
This pathogen also causes streptococcal toxic shock syndrome, a severe response to streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxins (Spe proteins), which trigger overproduction of inflammatory cytokines, leading to tissue damage, organ failure, and shock (3,4).
Pyrogenic and colloidal silica fillers have significantly different morphology.
In addition to representing Wacker biotech products, DKSH now markets pyrogenic silica and silicones for the cosmetic, food and pharmaceutical industries.
Although pyrogenic activity affects environmental quality, its effects remain ill- defined, despite evidence of harmful human health effects from exposure to toxicants, even at very low levels (Lanphear et al.
The carrier material for the silicone is a pyrogenic silica which has been tailored for the silicone.
Aerosil 130, 200, 300 and 380 pyrogenic fumed silicas are thixotropes and reinforcing fillers for silicone rubber and used as additives to prevent plateout in calendered PVC.
Dow Corning Corporation and Wacker Chemie AG recently completed the second phase of their joint pyrogenic silica plant in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, China.