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1

fire

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noun, often attributive \ˈfī(ə)r\

Medical Definition of fire

  1. :  fever or inflammation especially from a disease




2

fire

verb

Medical Definition of fire

fired; firing

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to cause to transmit a nerve impulse

  4. 2:  to sear (the leg of a horse) with a hot iron in order to convert a crippling chronic inflammation into an acute inflammation that will stimulate the natural healing responses of the body

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to transmit a nerve impulse <the rate at which a neuron fires>





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