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Meaning of HYPERPYREXIA

Pronunciation:  `hIpurpI'rekseeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extremely high fever (especially in children)
 

HYPERPYREXIA is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: febricity, fever, feverishness, hyperthermia, hyperthermy, pyrexia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hy`per*py*rex"i*a\, n. [NL. See {Hyper-}, and
{Pyrexia}.] (Med.)
A condition of excessive fever; an elevation of temperature
in a disease, in excess of the limit usually observed in that
disease.

 

 

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