[pahy-ruh-gal-awl, -ol, -guh-lawl, -lol] /ˌpaɪ rəˈgæl ɔl, -ɒl, -gəˈlɔl, -ˈlɒl/
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous, solid, phenolic compound, C 6 H 3 (OH) 3 , obtained by heating and water: used chiefly as a developer in photography, as a mordant for wool, in dyeing, and in medicine in the treatment of certain skin conditions.
a white lustrous crystalline soluble phenol with weakly acidic properties; 1,2,3-trihydroxybenzene: used as a photographic developer and for absorbing oxygen. Formula: C6H3(OH)3
pyrogallol py·ro·gal·lol (pī’rō-gāl’ôl’, -ōl’, -gô’lôl’, -lōl’)
A white, toxic crystalline phenol used as a photographic developer and to treat certain skin diseases. Also called pyrogallic acid.
[pahy-ruh-juh n, -jen] /ˈpaɪ rə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. a substance, as a thermostable bacterial toxin, that produces a rise in temperature in a human or animal. /ˈpaɪrəʊˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. any of a group of substances that cause a rise in temperature in an animal body n. 1858, as a proposed word for “electricity,” from […]
[pahy-ruh-jen-ik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈdʒɛn ɪk/ adjective 1. producing or produced by heat or fever. 2. Also, pyrogenetic [pahy-roh-juh-net-ik] /ˌpaɪ roʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA). Geology. produced by heat, as the anhydrous minerals of an igneous rock. /ˌpaɪrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. produced by or producing heat 2. (pathol) causing or resulting from fever 3. (geology) less common words […]
[pahy-roj-uh-nuh s] /paɪˈrɒdʒ ə nəs/ adjective, Geology. 1. (def 2).
pyroglobulin py·ro·glob·u·lin (pī’rō-glŏb’yə-lĭn) n. Any of various immunoglobulins that coagulate when heated, usually associated with multiple myeloma or macroglobulinemia.