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febrile

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adjective fe·brile \ˈfe-ˌbrī(-ə)l also ˈfē-\

Simple Definition of febrile

  • medical : including or caused by fever

Full Definition of febrile

  1. :  marked or caused by fever :  feverish

Origin of febrile

Medieval Latin febrilis, from Latin febris fever


First Known Use: 1651


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febrile

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adjective fe·brile \ˈfeb-ˌrīl also ˈfēb-\

Medical Definition of febrile

  1. :  marked or caused by fever :  feverish




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