hyperpyrexia

hyperpyrexia

[hahy-per-pahy-rek-see-uh]
noun Pathology.
an abnormally high fever.

Origin:
1865–70; hyper- + pyrexia

hyperpyretic [hahy-per-pahy-ret-ik] , hyperpyrexial, adjective
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hyperpyrexia (ˌhaɪpəpaɪˈrɛksɪə)
 
n
pathol hyperthermia, Also called: hyperthermy an extremely high fever, with a temperature of 41°C (106°F) or above
 
hyperpyretic
 
adj
 
hyperpy'rexial
 
adj

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hyperpyrexia hy·per·py·rex·i·a (hī'pər-pī-rěk'sē-ə)
n.
Abnormally high fever.


hy'per·py·rex'i·al or hy'per·py·ret'ic (-rět'ĭk) adj.
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