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fastigium

[ fa-stij-ee-uhm ]
/ f忙藞st瑟d蕭 i 蓹m /
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noun, plural fas路tig路i路ums, fas路tig路i路a [fa-stij-ee-uh]. /f忙藞st瑟d蕭 i 蓹/. 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鈥80
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Medical definitions for fastigium

fastigium
[ f膬-st沫j膿-蓹m ]

n.
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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