from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Unusually high body temperature.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of having an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms of the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. abnormally high body temperature.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hyperpyrexia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
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