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of, for, or producing a fever
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pyrrhic – (of a victory) won at too great a cost to be of use by the victor; a metrical foot of two short or unaccented syllables
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Relating to, producing, or affected by fever.
[New Latin pyreticus, from Greek puretos, fever, from pūr, fire; see paəwr̥ in Indo-European roots.]
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(Pathology) pathol of, relating to, or characterized by fever. Compare antipyretic
[C18: from New Latin pyreticus, from Greek puretos fever, from pur fire]
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of, pertaining to, affected by, or producing fever.
[1685–95; < New Latin pyreticus= Greek pyret(ós) fever + Latin -icus -ic]
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|Adj.||1.||pyretic - causing fever|
antipyretic - preventing or alleviating fever
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pyretic[paɪˈretɪk] ADJ → pirético
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a. pirético-a, rel. a la fiebre.
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