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antifebrile

[an-tee-fee-bruh l, -feb-ruh l, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈfi brəl, -ˈfɛb rəl, ˌæn taɪ-/ Biochemistry, Pharmacology
adjective
1.
efficacious against fever; febrifuge; antipyretic.
noun
2.
an antifebrile agent.
Origin of antifebrile
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65; anti- + febrile
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antifebrile

/ˌæntɪˈfiːbraɪl/
adjective
1.
reducing fever; antipyretic
noun
2.
(obsolete) an antifebrile agent or drug
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Word Origin and History for antifebrile

1660s, from anti- + febrile.

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antifebrile in Medicine

antifebrile an·ti·feb·rile (ān'tē-fěb'rəl, -fē'brəl, -brīl', ān'tī-)
n.
See antipyretic.

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