apyrexia

/ (ˌæpaɪˈrɛksɪə) /

noun

absence of fever

Derived Forms

apyretic, adjective

Word Origin for apyrexia

C19: from a- 1 + Greek puretos fever
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apyrexia

[ ā′pī-rĕksē-ə, ăp′ə- ]

n.

The absence of fever.
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