hyperpyrexia hyperpyrexia

Definition(s):

  • (n) extremely high fever (especially in children)

Usage(s):

  • Marilyn Miller, 37, musicomedienne (Sally, Sunny, Smiles); of hyperpyrexia (high fever) following sinus infection and osteomyelitis of the jaw; in Manhattan.
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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /