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febricity

[fi-bris-i-tee] /fɪˈbrɪs ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state of being feverish.
Origin of febricity
1870-1875
1870-75; < Medieval Latin febricitās, equivalent to Latin *febric(us) feverish (see febri-, -ic) + -itās -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for febricity

febricity

/fɪˈbrɪsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
(rare) the condition of having a fever
Word Origin
C19: from Medieval Latin febricitās, from Latin febris fever
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febricity in Medicine

febricity fe·bric·i·ty (fĭ-brĭs'ĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of having a fever.

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