Definition of pyrotoxin in English:

pyrotoxin

Pronunciation /ˈpʌɪrə(ʊ)tɒksɪn/

noun

  • 1Medicine
    rare A pyrogen; specifically a pyrogenic bacterial toxin.

  • 2A toxic substance, especially an environmental pollutant, produced by combustion (including natural fires).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From pyro- + toxin.