a. causing fever.
   ♦ febricity, n. feverishness.
   ♦ febrific, a. feverish; febricant.

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  • febrifacient — 1. Causing or favoring the development of fever. SYN: febriferous, febrific. 2. Anything that produces fever. SEE ALSO: pyrogenic. SYN: febricant. [L. febris, fever, + facio, to make] * * * fe·bri·fa·cient .feb rə fā shənt, .fēb n a substance t …   Medical dictionary

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