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 dēfervēscēns dēfervēscent- present participle of dēfervēscere to stop boiling, cool off dē- de- fervēscere to grow hot inchoative of fervēre to be hot, boil ; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
Latin defervescere to grow cool.