Definition of Febrility

1. Noun. A rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection.

Exact synonyms: Febricity, Fever, Feverishness, Pyrexia
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Specialized synonyms: Hyperpyrexia
Derivative terms: Feverous, Feverish, Feverish, Pyrectic



Definition of Febrility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Febrility

febrific
febrifugal
febrifuge
febrifuges
febrifugine
febrile
febrile agglutinins
febrile albuminuria
febrile convulsion
febrile crisis
febrile psychosis
febrile seizure
febrile urine
febrile urticaria
febrilities
febrility (current term)
febris
febris undulans
februate
februated
februates
februating
februation
februations

Literary usage of Febrility

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1. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1870)
"The febrility commonly commences very quickly, within a few hours after the ... In some cases the febrility does not become manifest until the second day, ..."

2. The Rocky Mountain Medical Times (1882)
"Now, it deserves to be considered whether this febrility occuring on the third day be really due to ... Thus it is that febrility occurs on the third day. ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1896)
"The symptoms are wasting and anaemia, febrility, the existence of some tumour or ... He has some febrility and a little sign of mischief at the apex of the ..."

4. Transactions of the Epidemiological Society of London by Epidemiological society of London (1907)
"The febrility did not appear to exceed that which accompanies the earlier stages of any acute catarrh, and was of short duration. In connexion with attacks ..."

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