- abatement of fever.
Origin of defervescence
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After defervescence the prognosis is better, but there is always danger.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
Defervescence, de-fer-ves′ens, n. abatement of heat: coolness: decrease of feverish symptoms.
Defervescence occurs in the former by crisis; in the latter, by lysis.
Defervescence is often very rapid, the temperature falling five or six degrees in the course of twelve hours.
Defervescence occurs with a trifling eruption of maculo-papules, which in two days have wellnigh completely disappeared.
- the abatement of a fever
- the period during which this occurs
- The abatement of a fever.