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feb·rile

 (fĕb′rəl, fē′brəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by fever; feverish.

[Late Latin febrīlis, from Latin febris, fever.]

febrile

(ˈfiːbraɪl)
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to fever; feverish
[C17: from medical Latin febrīlis, from Latin febris fever]
febrility n

fe•brile

(ˈfi brəl, ˈfɛb rəl; esp. Brit. ˈfi braɪl)

adj.
pertaining to or marked by fever; feverish.
[1645–55; < New Latin, Medieval Latin febrilis, probably for Late Latin febribilis. See fever, -ile1]
fe•bril•i•ty (fɪˈbrɪl ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.febrile - of or relating to or characterized by fever; "a febrile reaction caused by an allergen"
afebrile - having no fever

febrile

adjective (Formal) feverish, hot, fevered, flushed, fiery, inflamed, delirious, pyretic (Medical) The child was in a febrile condition.

febrile

adjective
Being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable:
Translations
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febrile

[ˈfiːbraɪl] ADJfebril

febrile

[ˈfiːbraɪl] adj (literary) [behaviour] → fébrile, fiévreux/euse

febrile

feb·rile

a. febril, calenturiento-a;
___ convulsionconvulsión ___.

febrile

adj febril
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One of his most distinct object types (mentioned above) are the meandering bulbs and febrile linear forms made of silver and colored foils that often traverse an entire exhibition, linking diverse images and objects as a labyrinthine network of spatialized readymades.
It's a very interesting study because it shows that, at least in animals, febrile seizures can lead to long-lasting changes in neuronal excitability in the hippocampus," comments William H.
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