Apyretic
Apyretic Ap`y*ret"ic, a. [Pref. a? not + pyretic.] (Med.) Without fever; -- applied to days when there is an intermission of fever. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • apyretic — [ā΄pī ret′ik] adj. [Gr apyretos: see A 2 & PYRETIC] Med. without fever …   English World dictionary

  • apyretic — /ay puy ret ik/, adj. Pathol. free from fever. [1835 45; A 6 + PYRETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • apyretic — SYN: afebrile. * * * apy·ret·ic .ā .pī ret ik, .ap ə ret adj being without fever: AFEBRILE * * * apy·ret·ic (a″pi retґik) [a 1 + pyretic] afebrile …   Medical dictionary

  • apyretic — adj. without fever (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apyretic — apy·ret·ic …   English syllables

  • apyretic — /eɪpaɪˈrɛtɪk/ (say aypuy retik) adjective free from fever. {Greek apyretos without fever + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • apyretic —   a. without fever. apyrexy, n. absence or abatement of fever …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • apyretic — |āˌpī|red.ik, |apə|r adjective Etymology: a (II) + pyretic : without fever : afebrile …   Useful english dictionary

  • apyretic tetanus — noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis • Syn: ↑tetany, ↑tetanilla, ↑intermittent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • afebrile — Without fever, denoting apyrexia; having a normal body temperature. SYN: apyretic, apyrexial. * * * afe·brile ( )ā feb .rīlalso fēb adj free from fever: not marked by fever * * * adj. without, or not showing any signs of, a fever. * * * …   Medical dictionary

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