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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rise in the temperature of the body.

Usage examples (37)
  • The pyrexia may have the same periodic character as that just noted in cases of cyclic vomiting.
  • During the next few days the animal will lose some weight and perhaps show a certain amount of pyrexia.
  • If pyrexia is present, it is a serious symptom, as it is a sign of septic absorption in the bronchi, and may be the forerunner of gangrene.
  • From the middle of July until we left Gallipoli for good, our effective strength was being continually reduced by dysentery, pyrexia, and jaundice. for more
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