Febriferous
Febriferous Fe*brif"er*ous, a. [L. febris fever + -ferous.] Causing fever; as, a febriferous locality. [1913 Webster]

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  • febriferous — /fi brif euhr euhs/, adj. producing fever. [1870 75; FEBRI + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • febriferous — /fəˈbrɪfərəs/ (say fuh brifuhruhs) adjective 1. producing fever. 2. carrying fever. {febri + ferous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • febriferous — /fi brif euhr euhs/, adj. producing fever. [1870 75; FEBRI + FEROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • febri- — a combining form meaning fever, used in the formation of compound words: febriferous. [comb. form repr. L febris FEVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • febri- — combining form Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin febris more at fever : fever febricide * * * a combining form meaning fever, used in the formation of compound words: febriferous. [comb. form repr. L …   Useful english dictionary

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