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antipyretic an·ti·py·ret·ic (ān'tē-pī-rět'ĭk, ān'tī-)
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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