pyretogenesis

pyretogenesis

 [pi-re″to-jen´ĕ-sis]
the origin and causation of fever.
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py·re·to·gen·e·sis

(pī'rĕ-tō-jen'ĕ-sis, pir'ĕ-tō-),
Rarely used term for the origin and mode of production of fever.
[pyreto- + G. genesis, origin]
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