spiking

adjective

spik·​ing
: characterized by recurrent sharp rises in body temperature
a spiking fever
also : resulting from a sharp rise in body temperature
a spiking temperature of 105°

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“Spiking.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spiking. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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