Fastigium meaning

fă-stĭjē-əm
The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
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The most severe point in the course of an illness.
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The highest point in the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain.
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The period of maximum severity or intensity of a disease or fever.
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(architecture) A pediment or gable end.
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(pathology) The most intense phase of a disease (especially a fever)
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Origin of fastigium

  • Latin fastīgium apex, height

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition