febrility


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Noun1.febrility - a rise in the temperature of the bodyfebrility - 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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In the United States, all of Europe, and much of the rest of the West, febrility is already below the replacement level of 2.1 children per fertile woman which will eventually lead to population decline unless these countries are able to attract enough immigrants to sustain current population level.
The application of harmful traditional methods with the belief of albasmasi (a local belief suggesting that the woman can show the symptoms of febrility, somniloquy, and hallucination because of the influence of bad spirits in the postpartum period) may cause a puerperal woman to get worse by delaying the treatment.
In the next years the child has been often hospitalized because of infections, febrility, and intoxication.