pyrogen

[n] - any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
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pyrogen

Any substance that produces fever.
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Pyrogen

any substance that causes a fever
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pyrogen

Substance or agent that produces fever. The major endogenous pyrogen in mammals is probably interleukin-1.
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Pyrogen

Pyr'o·gen noun [ See Pyrogenous .] 1. Electricity. [ R.] 2. (Physiol. Chem.) A poison separable from decomposed meat infusions, and supposed to be formed from albuminous matter through the agency of bacteria.
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pyrogen

<cell biology> Substance or agent that produces fever. The major endogenous pyrogen in mammals is probably interleukin-1. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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pyrogen

pyrectic noun any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
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pyrogen

(pi´ro-jәn) a substance that causes fever. endogenous pyrogen a low-molecular-weight protein that is produced by phagocytic leukocytes in response to stimulation by exogenous pyrogens; it is then released into the circulation, and it induces fever by acting on the preoptic area of t...
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Pyrogen

• (n.) Electricity. • (n.) A poison separable from decomposed meat infusions, and supposed to be formed from albuminous matter through the agency of bacteria.
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pyrogen

(from the article `human disease`) ...large amounts of tissue have died because of lack of blood supply. Body temperature is controlled by the thermostatic centre in the hypothalamus. ... ...fever appears to be a defensive reaction by the body against infectious disease. When bacteria or viruses invade the body and cause tissue injury, ...
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pyrogen

Type: Term Pronunciation: pī′rō-jen Definitions: 1. A fever-inducing agent; pyrogens are produced by bacteria, molds, viruses, and yeasts.
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pyrogen

(pi;ruo-jen) A fever-producing substance.
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pyrogen

(pi;ruo-jen) A fever-producing substance.
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