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hyperpyrexia

noun hy·per·py·rex·ia \-pī-ˈrek-sē-ə\

Definition of HYPERPYREXIA

:  exceptionally high fever (as in a particular disease)
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Origin of HYPERPYREXIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1875
Medical Dictionary

hyperpyrexia

noun hy·per·py·rex·ia \-pī-ˈrek-sē-ə\

Medical Definition of HYPERPYREXIA

:  exceptionally high fever (as in a particular disease)

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