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[New Latin, from Greek purexis, from puressein, to have a fever, from puretos, fever; see pyretic.]

py·rex′i·al, py·rex′ic adj.
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Patients having pyrexial illness, allergy to study drugs, suffering from major illness including thyroid disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus etc.
On admission, he was pyrexial with a temperature of 39.4[degrees]C, respiratory rate of 34/min, blood pressure of 105/60 mmHg, and pulse rate of 94/min.
She was pyrexial and her white cell count was 20 x [10.sup.9]/L and CRP was 83 mg/L.
More importantly, he was pyrexial (39 degrees centigrade) and Tazocin[R] [(Piperacillin and Tazobactam) Pfizer Limited, Kent, United Kingdom] was started after consultation with the microbiologist.
On admission, the patient was pyrexial with a temperature of 38.2[degrees]C and had rigors.
The porcine immune response to ST is also characterised largely by the local production of pro-inflammatory mediators that result in the pyrexial and neutrophil influx considered hallmarks of ST infection (Hobbie et al., 1997 as cited in Knetter et al., 2015).
On examination, the patient was pyrexial, tachycardic and with low blood pressure.