- Fevered, feverish, or inducing fever.More example sentences
- The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that CO, rather than free iron or biliverdine, is a pyretic molecule in the CNS of rats.
early 18th century (as a medical term, now only in antipyretic): from modern Latin pyreticus, from Greek puretos 'fever'.
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