Apyrexy
Apyrexia Ap`y*rex"i*a, Apyrexy Ap`y*rex`y, n. [NL. apyrexia, fr. Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? to be feverish, fr. ? fire: cf. F. apyrexie.] (Med.) The absence or intermission of fever. [1913 Webster]

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  • Apyrexy — In pathology, apyrexy, or apyrexia (Greek απυρεξια, from α , privative, πυρεσσειν, to be in a fever, πυρ, fire, fever) is the normal interval or period of intermission in a fever. Also, the absence of a fever. [ [http://medical… …   Wikipedia

  • apyrexy — apy·rexy …   English syllables

  • apyrexy — noun see apyrexia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apyrexia — Ap y*rex i*a, Apyrexy Ap y*rex y, n. [NL. apyrexia, fr. Gr. ?; a priv. + ? to be feverish, fr. ? fire: cf. F. apyrexie.] (Med.) The absence or intermission of fever. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apyrexial — Ap y*rex i*al, a. (Med.) Relating to apyrexy. Apyrexial period. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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