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Meaning of FEBRILE

Pronunciation:  'feebrul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of or relating to or characterized by fever; "a febrile reaction caused by an allergen"
 

FEBRILE is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: feverish
 
 Antonyms: afebrile
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fe"brile\ (?; 277), a. [F. f['e]brile, from L. febris
fever. See {Fever}.]
Pertaining to fever; indicating fever, or derived from it;
as, febrile symptoms; febrile action. --Dunglison.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Characterized by fever.
 
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