hyperpyrexia

noun
hy·per·py·rex·ia | \ ˌhī-pər-pī-ˈrek-sē-ə \

Definition of hyperpyrexia 

: exceptionally high fever (as in a particular disease)

First Known Use of hyperpyrexia

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hyperpyrexia

New Latin

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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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