Pyrotoxin | definition of pyrotoxin by Medical dictionary
Obsolete term for a toxic substance produced in the tissues during the progress of a fever.
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pyrotoxin (pi?ro-tok'sin) [Gr. pyr, fire, + toxikon, poison] Pyrogen.
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The immediate effects of a major impact include firestorms, acid rain, the production of pyrotoxins
and the destruction of the ozone layer, and the possible triggering of volcanic and seismic activity.