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pyr-

pref.
Variant of pyro-.
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pyr-

combining form
a variant of pyro-
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pyro-

1. a combining form meaning “fire,” “heat,” “high temperature,” used in the formation of compound words: pyrogen; pyromancy.
2.
a. a combining form used in the names of inorganic acids, the water content of which is intermediate between the ortho and meta forms of an acid: pyrophosphoric acid.
b. a combining form used in the names of the salts of these acids.
Also, esp. before h or a vowel, pyr-.
[< Greek pyro-, comb. form of pŷr fire]
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Yellow viscous oil, yield40%, [x]D20 - 49.1 (c 1.14, CH3OH); 1H NMR (400 MHz, CD3OD): and 1.50-1.58 (m, 4H, CH2),1.84-2.16 (m, 10H, CH2), 2.35 (s, 6H, N-CH3), 2.42-2.52 (m, 2H, Pro-CH2), 2.58-2.67 (q, 2H, J 9.2 Hz,Pro-N-CH2), 3.38 (t, 2H, J 8.2 Hz, Pro-N-CH2),3.78 (t, 2H, J 8.2 Hz, Pro-N-CH), 4.72 (t, 4H, J 5.8 Hz, Pyr- N-CH2), 8.12 (t, 2H, J 6.2 Hz, Pyr),8.64 (d, 2H, J 8.2 Hz, Pyr), 9.03 (d, 2H, J 5.8 Hz,Pyr), 9.17 (s, 2H, Pyr) ppm; FTIR (atr): 3033,2935, 2859, 2788, 1629, 1500, 1456, 1373, 1344,1151 cm-1.