Definition of pyrogen in English:

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pyrogen

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪrədʒ(ə)n/

noun

Medicine
A substance, typically produced by a bacterium, which produces fever when introduced or released into the blood: pyrogens affect the central neurons
More example sentences
  • Tests must be performed for pyrogens, sterility, and EO residues.
  • The rabbit pyrogen test is well established as an official end-product test.
  • He is responsible for all pyrogen and bacterial endotoxins testing issues.

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