Pyrosis vs Heartburn - What's the difference?

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Heartburn is a synonym of pyrosis.

Pyrosis is a synonym of heartburn.


As nouns the difference between pyrosis and heartburn

is that pyrosis is (medicine) a burning sensation in the chest due to reflux of stomach contents in the esophagus while heartburn is (pathology) a burning pain in the chest that is caused by stomach acid entering the gullet.

pyrosis

English

Noun

(-)
  • (medicine) A burning sensation in the chest due to reflux of stomach contents in the esophagus.
  • Synonyms

    * heartburn

    heartburn

    Alternative forms

    * heart-burn

    Noun

  • (pathology) A burning pain in the chest that is caused by stomach acid entering the gullet.
  • Synonyms

    * acid reflux * cardialgia * gastroesophageal reflux * pyrosis

    See also

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