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Related to febricity: ferocity
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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|Noun||1.||febricity - 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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