Pyretic | definition of pyretic by Medical dictionary
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feb·rile (feb'ril, fē'brīl),
Denoting or relating to fever.
pyretic /py·ret·ic/ (pi-ret´ik)
Relating to, producing, or affected by fever.
Etymology: Gk, pyretos, fever
pertaining to or characterized by fever. Also called pyrectic.
[L. febris, fever]pyrectic
febrile, , pyretic (pī-rektik, -retik)
pertaining to fever.
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He learned that guinea pigs were good hosts for the typhus organism and showed that certain guinea pigs could have apyretic typhus after a primary infection of pyretic
The presence of a large magnetic body(can be viewed on Kat's website)that appears to be intrusive into the overlying rock sequences that appear regionally altered, are variably pyretic
and contain vein type fluorite mineralization and appears to suggest a magnetic origin for the mineralization.
Biehler also announced cancellation of the March 7 hearing on an application for a DEP permit to place the pyretic
rock at Robindale's disposal site.