afebrile

adjective
afe·​brile | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈfe-ˌbrī(-ə)l also -ˈfē- How to pronounce afebrile (audio) \

Definition of afebrile

: not marked by or having a fever

First Known Use of afebrile

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afebrile

borrowed from New Latin afebrīlis, from a- a- entry 2 + Medieval Latin febrīlis febrile

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afebrile

adjective
afe·​brile | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈfeb-ˌrīl also -ˈfēb-\

Medical Definition of afebrile

: free from fever : not marked by fever

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