pyreto-, -pyrexia, -pyrexias, pyrito-
(Greek: fever, feverish, burning heat, hot)
Closely related to the pyro- unit meaning fire, burn.
A substance that reduces fever; antipyretic.
The absence of fever, or a period during which a patient experiences no fever.
Relating to apyrexy (the absence or intermission [cessation] of fever).
Referring to an exceptionally high fever either in comparison to the fever usually accompanying a particular disease or absolutely; such as, in a heatstroke.
hyperpyrexia (high" pur pigh REK see uh)
An abnormally high fever, either in comparison to the normal body temperature of a specific disease or as in a heat stroke.
Pertaining to fever; feverish.