Definition of Apyrexia

1. n. The absence or intermission of fever.



Definition of Apyrexia

1. break of fever [n -S]

Medical Definition of Apyrexia

1. Absence of fever. Origin: G. A-priv. + pyrexis, fever (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apyrexia

aptychus
apuanite
apud cells
apudoma
apurinic
apurinic DNA
apurinic acid
apurinic site
apus
apyknomorphous
apyrase
apyrases
apyretic
apyretic tetanus
apyretic typhoid
apyrexia (current term)
apyrexial
apyrexias
apyrexy
apyrimidinic
apyrimidinic acid
apyrimidinic site
apyrous
aq
aq bull
aq dest
aq ferv
aq frig
aqabamycin
aqabamycins

Literary usage of Apyrexia

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1. The Anatomic Histological Process of Bright's Disease and Their Relation to by William Heiskell Deaderick, Horst Oertel, Charles Gilmore Kerley, Michael Grossmann (1909)
"Hence infection with a single generation of quartan parasites produces a paroxysm followed by two days of apyrexia and a second paroxysm on the fourth day. ..."

2. Fever-nursing: Designed for the Use of Professional and Other Nurses, and by James Cornelius Wilson (1912)
"Fever—Pyrexia, apyrexia, Hyperpyrexia—Essential Fevers and Symptomatic ... apyrexia is the absence of abnormal elevation of temperature. ..."

3. On Intermittent Fever and Other Malarious Diseases by Israel Shipman Pelton Lord (1871)
"There is too much sweat for Ars. here, and it is warm at that, and besides the apyrexia is clear. No one will reach the night cough as well as Puls., ..."

4. Elements of medicine by Samuel Henry Dickson (1859)
"The intermittent consists of a series of febrile paroxysms, separated from each other by. distinct intervals of apyrexia. The remittent, as its name imports ..."

5. Paludism by Alphonse Laveran (1893)
"apyrexia persists. The patient is better; a little appetite (one dose sulphate ... apyrexia persists. Strength returns. Examination of blood made on May 6th ..."

6. The Maryland Medical Recorder by Horatio Gates Jameson (1829)
"We prefer the term apyrexia, because by it we inseparably associate the first stage of the fever with the second. The state of excitement not being present ..."

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