febrifacient

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feb·ri·fa·cient

 (fĕb′rə-fā′shənt)
n.
A substance that produces fever.
adj.
Causing fever.

[Latin febris, fever + -facient.]
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febrifacient

(ˌfɛbrɪˈfeɪʃənt)
adj
(Medicine) producing fever
n
(Medicine) something that produces fever
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febrifacient

any substance that produces a fever.
See also: Disease and Illness
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