febricity


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fe·bric·i·ty

 (fĭ-brĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of having a fever.

[Medieval Latin febrīcitās, from Latin febrīcitāre, to have a fever, from febris, fever.]

febricity

(fɪˈbrɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) rare the condition of having a fever
[C19: from Medieval Latin febricitās, from Latin febris fever]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.febricity - a rise in the temperature of the bodyfebricity - a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)