pyretic

pyretic

[pahy-ret-ik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, affected by, or producing fever.

Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin pyreticus, equivalent to Greek pyret(ós) fever + Latin -icus -ic

postpyretic, adjective
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pyretic (paɪˈrɛtɪk)
 
adj
pathol Compare antipyretic of, relating to, or characterized by fever
 
[C18: from New Latin pyreticus, from Greek puretos fever, from pur fire]

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pyretic py·ret·ic (pī-rět'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, producing, or affected by fever.

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