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División en sílabas: py·ro·gen·ic
Pronunciación: /ˌpīrōˈjenik

Definición de pyrogenic en inglés:


1Inducing fever.
Example sentences
  • They can cause pyrogenic reaction symptoms, including fever, chills, and hypotension.
  • Endotoxin bacteria also are called pyrogenic bacteria because they activate the inflammatory process and produce fever.
  • The pyrogenic exotoxins, also known as erythrogenic toxins, are responsible for the rash of scarlet fever.
1.1Caused or produced by combustion or the application of heat: pyrogenic factors affecting the fluctuation of the forest-savanna boundary
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Xeric oak scrub communities are pyrogenic, so their flora and fauna have developed adaptations to fire.
  • Our results confirm the nature of Florida scrub as an ‘autosuccessional’ ecosystem, typical of most pyrogenic shrublands.
  • Fire-suppression efforts soon followed, largely eliminating fire from these pyrogenic forests.



Pronunciación: /ˌpīrōjəˈnisitē/
Example sentences
  • Bioburden testing, pyrogenicity testing, sterility testing, and EtO residual testing also are performed.

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