defervescence

defervescence

[dee-fer-ves-uhns, def-er-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
abatement of fever.

Origin:
1715–25; < German Deferveszenz < Latin dēfervēsc(ent-) (stem of dēfervēscēns, present participle of dēfervēscere, equivalent to dē- de + fervēscere to begin to boil) + -ence; see effervescent

defervescent, adjective
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defervescence (ˌdɛfəˈvɛsəns)
 
n
1.  the abatement of a fever
2.  the period during which this occurs

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defervescence de·fer·ves·cence (dē'fər-věs'əns, děf'ər-)
n.
The abatement of a fever.

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