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febrifacient

[ feb-ruh-fey-shuhnt ]
/ ˌfɛb rəˈfeɪ ʃənt /
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adjective

producing fever.

noun

something that produces fever.

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Origin of febrifacient

First recorded in 1795–1805; febri- + -facient

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British Dictionary definitions for febrifacient

febrifacient
/ (ˌfɛbrɪˈfeɪʃənt) /

adjective

producing fever

noun

something that produces fever
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Medical definitions for febrifacient

febrifacient
[ fĕb′rə-fāshənt ]

n.

A substance that produces fever.

adj.

fe•brif•ic (fĭ-brĭfĭk) Causing or producing fever.
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