pyrexin

noun
py·​rex·​in | \ pīˈreksə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of pyrexin 

: a nitrogenous heat-stabile factor that is possibly a polypeptide, is found in inflammatory discharges, and may be responsible for the fever which accompanies inflammation — compare necrosin

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History and Etymology for pyrexin

New Latin pyrexia + English -in

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