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FEBRIFUGE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does febrifuge mean? 

FEBRIFUGE (noun)
  The noun FEBRIFUGE has 1 sense:

1. any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever

  Familiarity information: FEBRIFUGE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FEBRIFUGE (noun)


Sense 1febrifuge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

antipyretic; febrifuge

Hypernyms ("febrifuge" is a kind of...):

medicament; medication; medicinal drug; medicine ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)


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