- an abnormally high fever.
Origin of hyperpyrexia
Examples from the Web for hyperpyrexia
Historical Examples of hyperpyrexia
The cases of hyperpyrexia preponderate in first attacks of rheumatic fever.
The mortality of these cases is very considerable, hyperpyrexia being one of the chief causes of death in acute rheumatism.
A fatal issue is most frequently observed in connection with hyperpyrexia alone, or in combination with delirium or coma.
Loss of consciousness was followed by flaccidity of all four extremities, hyperpyrexia, and death.Tics and Their Treatment
The important pathological condition to be combated is the hyperpyrexia, and not the cold stage, as in intermittents.
- pathol an extremely high fever, with a temperature of 41°C (106°F) or aboveAlso called: hyperthermia, hyperthermy
- Abnormally high fever.