hyperpyrexia

noun
hy·​per·​py·​rex·​ia | \ ˌhī-pər-pī-ˈrek-sē-ə How to pronounce hyperpyrexia (audio) \

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

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“Hyperpyrexia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperpyrexia. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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hyperpyrexia

noun
hy·​per·​py·​rex·​ia | \ -pī-ˈrek-sē-ə How to pronounce hyperpyrexia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperpyrexia

: exceptionally high fever (as in a particular disease)

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