pyrosis




Definitions of pyrosis
  1. noun

    a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder

    synonyms:
    heartburn
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    symptom

    (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

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