Main definitions of porphyric in English

: porphyric1porphyric2

porphyric1

Pronunciation /pɔːˈfɪrɪk/

noun

Medicine
  • A person affected with porphyria.

adjective

Medicine
  • Of, relating to, or affected with porphyria.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Acta Medica Scandinavica. From porphyria + -ic.

Main definitions of porphyric in English

: porphyric1porphyric2

porphyric2

Pronunciation /pɔːˈfɪrɪk/

adjective

Geology
  • Porphyritic.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Hodgson (1779–1845), antiquary. From porphyry + -ic.