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afebrile

 [a-feb´rīl]
without fever.

a·fe·brile

(ā-feb'ril),
Without fever, denoting apyrexia; having a normal body temperature.
Synonym(s): apyretic, apyrexial

afebrile

(ā-fĕb′rəl, ā-fē′brəl)
adj.
Having no fever.

Afebrile

Apyretic, feverless, without fever.

afebrile

adjective Feverless

a·py·ret·ic

(āpī-retik)
Without fever, denoting apyrexia; having a normal body temperature.
Synonym(s): afebrile.

afebrile

Having a normal temperature. The term is usually applied to a patient who has been fevered or who might be expected to be.

a·fe·brile

(ā-feb'ril)
Without fever, denoting apyrexia; having a normal body temperature.
Synonym(s): apyretic, apyrexial.
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