Febrifacient
Febrifacient Feb`ri*fa"cient, a. [L. febris fever + faciens, p. pr. of facere to make.] Febrific. --Dunglison. -- n. That which causes fever. --Beddoes. [1913 Webster]

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  • febrifacient — /feb reuh fay sheuhnt/, adj. 1. producing fever. n. 2. something that produces fever. [1795 1805; FEBRI + FACIENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • febrifacient — 1. adjective Producing a fever. 2. noun A substance that produces a fever …   Wiktionary

  • febrifacient — 1. Causing or favoring the development of fever. SYN: febriferous, febrific. 2. Anything that produces fever. SEE ALSO: pyrogenic. SYN: febricant. [L. febris, fever, + facio, to make] * * * fe·bri·fa·cient .feb rə fā shənt, .fēb n a substance t …   Medical dictionary

  • febrifacient — adj. causing fever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • febrifacient — /fɛbrəˈfeɪʃənt/ (say februh fayshuhnt) adjective 1. producing fever. –noun 2. something that produces fever. {febri + facient} …   Australian English dictionary

  • febrifacient — /feb reuh fay sheuhnt/, adj. 1. producing fever. n. 2. something that produces fever. [1795 1805; FEBRI + FACIENT] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrogenic — Causing fever. SEE ALSO: febrifacient. SYN: pyretogenetic, pyretogenic, pyretogenous. * * * py·ro·gen·ic .pī rō jen ik adj producing or produced by fever * * * py·ro·gen·ic (pi″ro jenґik) [pyro + genic] causing fever. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • febricant — SYN: febrifacient …   Medical dictionary

  • febriferous — SYN: febrifacient (1). [L. febris, fever, + fero, to bear, + ous] …   Medical dictionary

  • febrific — SYN: febrifacient (1). * * * fe·brif·ic fi brif ik adj producing fever …   Medical dictionary

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