pyrexia

noun py·rex·ia \ pī-ˈrek-sē-ə \

Definition of pyrexia

: abnormal elevation of body temperature : fever

pyrexial

play \pī-ˈrek-sē-əl\ adjective

pyrexic

play \pī-ˈrek-sik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pyrexia

New Latin, from Greek pyressein to be feverish, from pyretos


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pyrexia

noun py·rex·ia \ pī-ˈrek-sē-ə \

medical Definition of pyrexia

: abnormal elevation of body temperature : fever

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