defervescence

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

Definition of defervescence

: the subsidence of a fever

Origin and Etymology of defervescence

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


Medical Dictionary

defervescence

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

medical Definition of defervescence

: the subsidence of a fever

defervesce

play \-ˈves\ intransitive verb defervesced; defervescing

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