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apyrexia

noun
  1. absence of fever
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Derived Formsapyretic, adjective

Word Origin for apyrexia

C19: from a- 1 + Greek puretos fever
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Examples from the Web for apyrexia

Historical Examples of apyrexia

  • There was apyrexia on the day the attack was due, and this did not return again.

    New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers

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apyrexia in Medicine

apyrexia

(ā′pī-rĕksē-ə, ăp′ə-)
n.
  1. The absence of fever.
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