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antifebrile

[ an-tee-fee-bruhl, -feb-ruhl, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈfi brəl, -ˈfɛb rəl, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective
efficacious against fever; febrifuge; antipyretic.
noun
an antifebrile agent.
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Origin of antifebrile

First recorded in 1655–65; anti- + febrile
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British Dictionary definitions for antifebrile

antifebrile
/ (ˌæntɪˈfiːbraɪl) /

adjective
reducing fever; antipyretic
noun
obsolete an antifebrile agent or drug
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Medical definitions for antifebrile

antifebrile
[ ăn′tē-fĕbrəl, -fēbrəl, -brīl′, ăn′tī- ]

n.
antipyretic
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