Pyrexia



[pahy-rek-see-uh] /paɪˈrɛk si ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
.
2.
feverish condition.
/paɪˈrɛksɪə/
noun
1.
a technical name for fever
n.

“fever,” 1769, medical Latin, from Greek pyrexis “feverishness,” from pyressein “to be feverish, to be ill of fever,” from pyretos “fever, burning heat,” related to pyr “fire” (see fire (n.)).

pyrexia py·rex·i·a (pī-rěk’sē-ə)
n.
See fever.
py·rex’i·al or py·rex’ic adj.

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