After defervescence the prognosis is better, but there is always danger.
defervescence, de-fer-ves′ens, n. abatement of heat: coolness: decrease of feverish symptoms.
defervescence is often very rapid, the temperature falling five or six degrees in the course of twelve hours.
defervescence occurs in the former by crisis; in the latter, by lysis.
The tumefaction speedily subsides, the features become recognizable, and defervescence is complete.
defervescence occurs with a trifling eruption of maculo-papules, which in two days have wellnigh completely disappeared.
defervescence de·fer·ves·cence (dē'fər-věs'əns, děf'ər-)
The abatement of a fever.