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The condition of having a fever.

[Medieval Latin febrīcitās, from Latin febrīcitāre, to have a fever, from febris, fever.]
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(Medicine) rare the condition of having a fever
[C19: from Medieval Latin febricitās, from Latin febris fever]
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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)
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Since the febricity continued with persistent clinical findings and an increase in the level of acute-phase inflammatory reactants (CRP 96 mg/l, ESR 78 mm/1h, procalcitonin 0.09 ng/ml, leukocytes 19,82 x [10.sup.9]/l, platelets 806 x [10.sup.12]/l), the diagnosis of atypical KD was made after other differential diagnostic possibilities had been excluded.
Antidote to poisoning, febricity, (Kansisha, Dome kolosh) hypertension, diarrhea, dysentery, English name: White dead edema, snake bite, fever, eczema, nettle energy stimulant, loss of strength, bone fracture, whitish discharge in urine (men), gout, jaundice, hepatitis B, impotency, colic, coughs, mucus, stomach ache, bloating, peptic ulcer, dysentery, cuts and wounds (to stop bleeding), skin disorders, joint pain, headache, throat pain, lesions within the nose, nose-bleed, bacterial infections, tooth infections, sudden feeling of warmth in head, goiter in women, respiratory difficulties, loss of appetite, blood purifier, indigestion.