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[pahy-ruh-jen-ik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈdʒɛn ɪk/

producing or produced by heat or fever.
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.
produced by or producing heat
(pathol) causing or resulting from fever
(geology) less common words for igneous

pyrogenic py·ro·gen·ic (pī’rō-jěn’ĭk) or py·rog·e·nous (pī-rŏj’ə-nəs)

py’ro·ge·nic’i·ty (-rō-jə-nĭs’ĭ-tē) n.


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