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defervescence

 [def″er-ves´ens]
the period of abatement of fever.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

def·er·ves·cence

(def'ĕr-ves'ents),
Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever.
[L. de-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. de- neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil]
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defervescence

(dē′fər-vĕs′əns)
n.
The abatement of a fever.

de′fer·vesce′ (-vĕs′) v.
de′fer·ves′cent adj.
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def·er·ves·cence

(def'ĕr-ves'ĕns)
Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever.
[L. de-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. de- neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil]
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defervescence

The period during which a fever is returning to normal.
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Defervescence

Return to normal body temperature after high fever.
Mentioned in: Paratyphoid Fever
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

def·er·ves·cence

(def'ĕr-ves'ĕns)
Falling of an elevated temperature; abatement of fever.
[L. de-fervesco, to cease boiling, fr. de- neg. + fervesco, to begin to boil]
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