pyrosis


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py·ro·sis

 (pī-rō′sĭs)
n.

[New Latin pyrōsis, from Greek purōsis, a burning, from puroun, to burn, from pūr, fire; see paəwr̥ in Indo-European roots.]

pyrosis

(paɪˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a technical name for heartburn
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a burning, from puroun to burn, from pur fire]

heart•burn

(ˈhɑrtˌbɜrn)

n.
a burning sensation in the stomach, typically extending toward the esophagus, and sometimes associated with the eructation of an acid fluid; pyrosis.
[1590–1600]

pyrosis

- Heartburn is actually pyrosis, caused by the presence of gastric secretions, called reflux, in the lower esophagus.
See also related terms for presence.

pyrosis

a burning feeling in the stomach and esophagus, sometimes accompanied by the belching of acid fluid; heartburn.
See also: Bodily Functions, Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyrosis - a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus)pyrosis - 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
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease - also called heartburn, pyrosis, or reflux esophagitis - is an uncommon complication in women of reproductive age.
A 46-year-old man presented to the Center for Voice and Swallowing with symptoms of globus, pyrosis, and solid food dysphagia.
Other reasons were: n = 6 worsening of symptoms (PO or placebo), n = 2 nausea and vomiting (PO), n = 3 perianal burning (PO) and n = 2 peppermint taste and pyrosis.