antipyresis


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Related to antipyresis: febrifuge, pyretic

an·ti·py·re·sis

(an'tē-pī-rē'sis),
Symptomatic treatment of fever itself rather than of the underlying disease.

antipyresis

[-pīrē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, anti + pyretos, fever
the condition or state of being free from fever.

an·ti·py·re·sis

(an'tē-pī-rē'sis)
Symptomatic treatment of fever itself rather than of the underlying disease.

antipyresis

(ant″i-pī″rē′sĭs) [ anti- + pyre(tic) + -sis]
Use of drugs to prevent or treat fever.
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Potent stimuli for vasopressin release, hypertonic saline and hemorrhage, cause antipyresis in the rat.
A case in point: The role of vasopressin in thermoregulation during fever and antipyresis.
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