antipyresis


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an·ti·py·ret·ic

 (ăn′tē-pī-rĕt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Reducing or tending to reduce fever.
n.
A medication that reduces fever.

an′ti·py·re′sis (-rē′sĭs) n.
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Noun1.antipyresis - medication with antipyretics to treat a feverantipyresis - medication with antipyretics to treat a fever
medication - the act of treating with medicines or remedies
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