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Monday, September 07, 2015

Definitions for afebrile

  1. without fever; feverless.

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Citations for afebrile
Samson is just fine. He's afebrile. His heart rate and blood pressure are perfect. His dressing is dry. He's alert. Elizabeth Berg, The Last Time I Saw You, 2010
The temperature fell and by the 14th hospital day he was afebrile and able to cooperate with examinations. He was discharged two days later. Kem Nunn, Chance, 2014
Origin of afebrile
1870-1875
Afebrile entered English in the mid-1800s from the Latin febrīlis meaning "fever" combined with the prefix a- meaning "without."