Adynamic fevers
Adynamic Ad`y*nam"ic, a. [Cf. F. adynamique. See {Adynamy}.] 1. (Med.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physics) Characterized by the absence of power or force. [1913 Webster]

{Adynamic fevers}, malignant or putrid fevers attended with great muscular debility. [1913 Webster]


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  • Adynamic — Ad y*nam ic, a. [Cf. F. adynamique. See {Adynamy}.] 1. (Med.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics) Characterized by the absence of power or force. [1913 Webster] {Adynamic fevers},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adynamic — Relating to adynamia. * * * ady·nam·ic .ā (.)dī nam ik, .ad ə nam adj characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function <adynamic fevers such as typhoid> <adynamic ileus> * * * ady·nam·ic (a di namґik) asthenic …   Medical dictionary

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