Definition of Pyrexial

1. a. Of or pertaining to fever; feverish.



Definition of Pyrexial

1. Adjective. (obsolete) of, or relating to fevers; feverish ¹

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Definition of Pyrexial

1. pyrexia [adj] - See also: pyrexia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrexial

pyrenoid
pyrenoids
pyres
pyrethrin
pyrethrine
pyrethrins
pyrethroid
pyrethroids
pyrethrum
pyrethrums
pyretic
pyretology
pyretotherapy
pyrexes
pyrexia
pyrexial (current term)
pyrexias
pyrexic
pyrgom
pyrheliometer
pyrheliometers
pyrheliometric
pyrheliometry
pyribenzoxim
pyribole
pyriboles
pyric
pyridazine
pyridazines
pyridic

Literary usage of Pyrexial

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1902)
"Show ng alterat on fiom swinging pyrexial elevation to approximately normal temperature » thin 10 days after admission. For weeks before, the patient's ..."

2. A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition, Etymology and by Daniel Hack Tuke (1892)
"... pyrexial forms of sunstroke, the two latter appear to be the most important and dangerous. In infancy heatstroke is certainly a cause of accidental ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"... lowered the mortality from pyrexial causes, it left the dangers arising from the intestinal lesion practically unaffected. ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1866)
"ON THE USE OF THE THERMOMETER AS A GUIDE IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF pyrexial DISEASES. By Dr. FW GIBSON, BA, late House-Surgeon of the Taunton and Somerset ..."

5. Manual of Diseases of the Ear: Including Those of the Nose and Throat in by Thomas Barr (1901)
"pyrexial SYMPTOMS. Increase of temperature and other symptoms of febrile disturbance occur in most cases of acute purulent inflammation of the middle ear, ..."

6. Clinical Memoirs on the Diseases of Women: By G. Bernutz and E. Goupil by Gustave Louis Richard Bernutz, Jean Ernest Goupil, Alfred Meadows, New Sydenham Society (1866)
"... occurring in various pyrexial conditions. Their practical importance is unfortunately somewhat restricted, for the recognition of ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... and is followed by a similar period of apparent convalescence, on which ensues a pyrexial relapse, continuing about half as long as the first. ..."

8. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1908)
"pyrexial deliria are common accompaniments of the febrile movement, but the profound intoxication which certain pneumonias present is undoubtedly the cause ..."

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