pyretology

pyretology

(ˌpaɪrəˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
(Medicine) med obsolete a discourse on fevers
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pyretology

a branch of medical science that studies fevers and their treatment.
See also: Disease and Illness
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