defervescence

noun
de·fer·ves·cence | \ˌdē-(ˌ)fər-ˈve-sᵊn(t)s, ˌde-fər-\

Definition of defervescence 

: the subsidence of a fever

First Known Use of defervescence

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for defervescence

German Deferveszenz, from Latin defervescent-, defervescens, present participle of defervescere to stop boiling, from de- + fervescere to begin to boil — more at effervesce

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defervescence

noun
de·fer·ves·cence | \ˌdē-(ˌ)fər-ˈves-ᵊn(t)s, ˌdef-ər- \

Medical Definition of defervescence 

: the subsidence of a fever

Other Words from defervescence

defervesce \-ˈves \ intransitive verb defervesced; defervescing

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