Pyrexia meaning

pī-rĕksē-ə
Fever.
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Fever.
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(medicine) Fever.
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Origin of pyrexia

  • New Latin from Greek purexis from puressein to have a fever from puretos fever pyretic

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

  • Ancient Greek πυρεξία (pureksia, “feverishness"), from πυρετός (puretos, “fever") + -exia.

    From Wiktionary