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pyro-

 

Definition:

  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]

See Also: pyr-, pyreto-

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