Pyrosis meaning

pī-rōsĭs
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(medicine) A burning sensation in the chest due to reflux of stomach contents in the esophagus.
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Origin of pyrosis

  • New Latin pyrōsis from Greek purōsis a burning from puroun to burn from pūr fire paəwr̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek πύρωσις (purosis, “burning").

    From Wiktionary