antipyresis

noun
an·​ti·​py·​re·​sis | \ -ˌpī-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce antipyresis (audio) \
plural antipyreses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce antipyresis (audio) \

Medical Definition of antipyresis

: treatment of fever by use of antipyretics

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“Antipyresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antipyresis. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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