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febrifacient

[feb-ruh-fey-shuh nt]
adjective
  1. producing fever.
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noun
  1. 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

adjective
  1. producing fever
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noun
  1. something that produces fever
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febrifacient in Medicine

febrifacient

(fĕb′rə-fāshənt)
n.
  1. A substance that produces fever.
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adj.
  1. fe•brif•ic (fĭ-brĭfĭk) Causing or producing fever.
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