Definition of Defervescence

1. Noun. Abatement of a fever as indicated by a reduction in body temperature.

Generic synonyms: Abatement, Hiatus, Reprieve, Respite, Suspension
Derivative terms: Defervesce, Defervescent



Definition of Defervescence

1. n. A subsiding from a state of ebullition; loss of heat; lukewarmness.

Definition of Defervescence

1. Noun. The departure or subsiding of a fever. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defervescence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Defervescence

1. Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever. Origin: L. De-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. De-neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defervescence

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deferoxamine
deferoxamine mesylate
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deferred shock
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defervescence (current term)
defervescences
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Literary usage of Defervescence

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1. Clinical Lectures on Senile and Chronic Diseases by Jean Martin Charcot (1881)
"defervescence, crises, critical perturbations.—Diseases in which the temperature sinks instead of rising. GENTLEMEN,—At our last meeting I tried to make ..."

2. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1888)
"A defervescence followed the day after, and no further rise took place. The temperature curve was that of pneumonia. CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS. ..."

3. Medical Thermometry and Human Temperature by Edward Seguin (1876)
"... soon clearly readable in the figures) of the defervescence. (A) defervescence, though treated of by authors as a unit, presents to the ..."

4. Medical Thermometry and Human Temperature by Edward Séguin (1876)
"... soon clearly readable in the figures) of the defervescence. (h) defervescence, though treated of by authors as a unit, presents to the ..."

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