antipyreses

antipyretic

[an-tee-pahy-ret-ik, an-tahy-] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
checking or preventing fever.
noun
2.
an antipyretic agent.

Origin:
1675–85; anti- + pyretic

antipyresis [an-tee-pahy-ree-sis, an-tahy-] , noun
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antipyretic (ˌæntɪpaɪˈrɛtɪk)
 
adj
1.  preventing or alleviating fever
 
n
2.  an antipyretic remedy or drug
 
antipyresis
 
n

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antipyretic
"reducing fever; that which reduces fever," 1680s, from anti- + Gk. pyretos "fever."
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antipyretic an·ti·py·ret·ic (ān'tē-pī-rět'ĭk, ān'tī-)
n.
An agent that reduces or prevents fever. Also called antifebrile, antithermic. adj.
Reducing or preventing fever.


an'ti·py·re'sis (-rē'sĭs) n.
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