hyperpyrexia


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hy·per·py·rex·i·a

 (hī′pər-pī-rĕk′sē-ə)
n.
Abnormally high fever.

hy′per·py·rex′i·al, hy′per·py·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.
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hyperpyrexia

(ˌhaɪpəpaɪˈrɛksɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an extremely high fever, with a temperature of 41°C (106°F) or above. Also called: hyperthermia or hyperthermy
hyperpyretic, ˌhyperpyˈrexial adj
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hy•per•py•rex•i•a

(ˌhaɪ pər paɪˈrɛk si ə)

n.
an abnormally high fever.
[1865–70]
hy`per•py•ret′ic (-ˈrɛt ɪk) hy`per•py•rex′i•al, adj.
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hyperpyrexia

a condition of abnormally high fever. — hyperpyretic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)
hyperthermia, hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
febricity, febrility, fever, feverishness, pyrexia - a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
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Translations

hy·per·py·rex·i·a

n. hiperpirexia, temperatura del cuerpo excesivamente alta.
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