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defervescence

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌdɛfɜː(ɹ)ˈvɛsəns/

EtymologyEdit

Latin defervescere to grow cool.

NounEdit

defervescence (plural defervescences)

  1. The departure or subsiding of a fever.

ReferencesEdit

  • defervescence, in Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. Random House, Inc. 2001. Page 523. ISBN 037572026.
  • defervescence at Merriam-Webster online.