Medical Definition of Endogenous pyrogen

1. Fever producing substance released by leucocytes (and Kuppfer cells in particular) that acts on the hypothalamic thermoregulatory centre. Now known to be interleukin-1. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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