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febrifacient

 [feb″rĭ-fa´shent]
pyrogenic.
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feb·ri·fa·cient

(feb'ri-fā'shĕnt),
1. Causing or favoring the development of fever.
See also: pyrogenic. Synonym(s): febriferous, febrific
2. Anything that produces fever.
See also: pyrogenic.
Synonym(s): febricant
[L. febris, fever, + facio, to make]
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febrifacient

(fĕb′rə-fā′shənt)
n.
A substance that produces fever.
adj.
Causing fever.
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febricant

An obsolete term meaning:
adjective Pyrogenic;
 
noun A pyrogen or agent that induces fever.
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feb·ri·fa·cient

(feb'ri-fā'shĕnt)
1. Causing or favoring the development of fever.
2. Anything that produces fever.
[L. febris, fever, + facio, to make]
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feb·ri·fa·cient

(feb'ri-fā'shĕnt)
Causing or favoring the development of fever.
[L. febris, fever, + facio, to make]
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