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- adj. Pertaining to porphyry.
- adj. Pertaining to porphyria.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as porphyritic.
- Noting an acid, C10H4N2O7, obtained from euxanthone by the action of nitric acid. With ammonium carbonate it produces a deep-red color.
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Someone who has porphryia most specifically hereditary coporprophyria (HCP), their urine will change color in the sun even if they are not having a acute porphyric attack.
Detailed mapping work and rock sampling for dating purposes were completed by university researchers as part of a metallogenic study of the TILLY porphyric complex.