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pyro-

1. Combining form denoting fire, heat, or fever.
See also: pyr-, pyreto-.
See also: anhydro-.
2. In chemistry, combining form denoting derivatives formed by removal of water (usually by heat) to form anhydrides.
See also: anhydro-.
[G. pyr, fire]

pyro-

prefix meaning "fire or heat, or produced by heating": pyrocatechin, pyrodextrin, pyromania.

pyro-

1. Combining form denoting fire, heat, or fever.
See also: pyreto-
2. chemistry Combining form denoting derivatives formed by removal of water (usually by heat) to form anhydrides.
See also: anhydro-
[G. pyr, fire]

pyro-

1. Combining form denoting fire, heat, or fever.
2. In chemistry, combining form denoting derivatives formed by removal of water (usually by heat) to form anhydrides.
[G. pyr, fire]

pyro-

word element. [Gr.] fire, heat; (in chemistry) produced by heating.