hyperpyrexia

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hy·per·py·rex·i·a

 (hī′pər-pī-rĕk′sē-ə)
n.
Abnormally high fever.

hy′per·py·rex′i·al, hy′per·py·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.

hyperpyrexia

(ˌhaɪpəpaɪˈrɛksɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an extremely high fever, with a temperature of 41°C (106°F) or above. Also called: hyperthermia or hyperthermy
hyperpyretic, ˌhyperpyˈrexial adj

hy•per•py•rex•i•a

(ˌhaɪ pər paɪˈrɛk si ə)

n.
an abnormally high fever.
[1865–70]
hy`per•py•ret′ic (-ˈrɛt ɪk) hy`per•py•rex′i•al, adj.

hyperpyrexia

a condition of abnormally high fever. — hyperpyretic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)
hyperthermia, hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
febricity, febrility, fever, feverishness, pyrexia - a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
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hy·per·py·rex·i·a

n. hiperpirexia, temperatura del cuerpo excesivamente alta.
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The use of haemofiltration for thermoregulation has been well described in the literature, especially in hyperpyrexial septic patients, unresponsive to antipyretics (17), while extracorporeal circuits are being adapted more for other clinical needs such as thermoregulation (18).