febris (Fe′bris) (fever), one of the evil deities, was worshiped that she might not do harm.
Yet my judgment is, be it spoken without offence of the learned physicians, that the disease was febris ardens, a burning fever.
It belongs to the great, antique, and illustrious family of febris, whose origin is lost in the darkness of ages.
Then the reign of a minor; then an offer of a usurpation (though it was but as febris ephemera).
This fever differs entirely from the febris flava—the typhus icteroides of Sauvages.
It meant simply acuta, the adjective of febris acuta made into a substantive.
Morton, writing in 1692-94, clearly points to the same fever under the name of worm fever (febris verminosa).
febris epidemicae cerebro et nervoso generi potissimum infestae, anno 1661 increbescentis descriptio, in Pathologia Cerebri, Cap.
This fever, with strong pulse without inflammation, or febris irritativa, described in Class I. 1.