traumatic fever

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trau·mat·ic fe·ver

elevation of temperature after an injury.

traumatic fever

an elevation in body temperature secondary to mechanical trauma, particularly a crushing injury. Such fevers may last 1 or 2 days. The increased body temperature may help provide resistance to subsequent infection, and increased wound temperature may accelerate local healing.

trau·mat·ic fe·ver

(traw-mat'ik fē'vĕr)
Elevation of temperature after an injury.

trau·mat·ic fe·ver

(traw-matik fēvĕr)
Elevation of temperature after an injury.
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