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afebrile

[ey-fee-bruh l, ey-feb-ruh l] /eɪˈfi brəl, eɪˈfɛb rəl/
adjective
1.
without fever; feverless.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; a-6 + febrile
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British Dictionary definitions for afebrile

afebrile

/æˈfiːbraɪl; eɪ-/
adjective
1.
without fever
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afebrile in Medicine

afebrile a·feb·rile (ā-fěb'rəl, ā-fē'brəl)
adj.
Apyretic.

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