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an abnormally high fever, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.See also: Disease and Illness
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|Noun||1.||hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)|
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)