apyrexia


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apyrexia

 [a″pi-rek´se-ah]
absence of fever. adj., adj apyrexial, afebrile.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·py·rex·i·a

(ā'pī-rek'sē-ă),
Absence of fever.
[G. a- priv. + pyrexis, fever]
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a·py·rex·i·a

(āpī-reksē-ă)
Absence of fever.
[G. a- priv. + pyrexis, fever]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

a·py·rex·i·a

(āpī-reksē-ă)
Absence of fever.
[G. a- priv. + pyrexis, fever]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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