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(Pathology) pathol a technical name for heartburn
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek: a burning, from puroun to burn, from pur fire]
a burning sensation in the stomach, typically extending toward the esophagus, and sometimes associated with the eructation of an acid fluid; pyrosis.
pyrosis- Heartburn is actually pyrosis, caused by the presence of gastric secretions, called reflux, in the lower esophagus.
See also related terms for presence.
a burning feeling in the stomach and esophagus, sometimes accompanied by the belching of acid fluid; heartburn.See also: Bodily Functions, Disease and Illness
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|Noun||1.||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