Defervescency
Defervescence De`fer*ves"cence, Defervescency De`fer*ves"cency, n. [L. defervescere to grow cool.] 1. A subsiding from a state of ebullition; loss of heat; lukewarmness. [1913 Webster]

A defervescency in holy actions. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) The subsidence of a febrile process; as, the stage of defervescence in pneumonia. [1913 Webster]


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  • Defervescence — De fer*ves cence, Defervescency De fer*ves cency, n. [L. defervescere to grow cool.] 1. A subsiding from a state of ebullition; loss of heat; lukewarmness. [1913 Webster] A defervescency in holy actions. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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