[ fa-stij-ee-uh m ]
/ fæˈstɪdʒ i əm /
noun, plural fas·tig·i·ums, fas·tig·i·a [fa-stij-ee-uh] /fæˈstɪdʒ i ə/. Medicine/Medical.
the highest point of a fever or disease; the period of greatest development of an infection.
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Origin of fastigium
Borrowed into English from Latin around 1670–80
Words nearby fastigium
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Example sentences from the Web for fastigium
Fastigium: Orthoptera; the extreme point or front of vertex.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Medical definitions for fastigium
[ fă-stĭj′ē-əm ]
The summit of the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain.
The acme or period of full development of a disease.
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