pyrogenic

(redirected from pyretogenous)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

py·ro·gen·ic

 (pī′rō-jĕn′ĭk) also py·rog·e·nous (pī-rŏj′ə-nəs)
adj.
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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

pyrogenic

(ˌpaɪrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) or

pyrogenous

adj
1. (Chemistry) produced by or producing heat
2. (Pathology) pathol causing or resulting from fever
3. (Geological Science) geology less common words for igneous
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

py•ro•gen•ic

(ˌpaɪ rəˈdʒɛn ɪk)

adj.
producing or produced by heat or fever.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.