the abating or disappearance of a fever
Origin of defervescenceGerman defervescenz (first used by K. A. Wunderlich, 1815-77, German physician) ; from Classical Latin defervescens, present participle of defervescere, to cool off, origin, originally stop boiling ; from de-, down, de- + fervescere, to grow hot: see effervesce
The abatement of a fever.
Origin of defervescenceFrom Latin d&emacron;ferv&emacron;sc&emacron;ns, d&emacron;ferv&emacron;scent-, present participle of d&emacron;ferv&emacron;scere, to stop boiling, cool off : d&emacron;-, de- + ferv&emacron;scere, to grow hot, inchoative of ferv&emacron;re, to be hot, boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
Latin defervescere to grow cool.