Fever, also referred to as pyrexia, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the bodys temperature set point. There is not a single agreed-upon upper limit for normal temperature with sources using values between 37.2 and 38.3 °C (99.0 and 100.9 °F) in humans.
What is the medical term for fever?
Fever (pyrexia) is defined as a body temperature of 1 °C (1.8 °F) or more above the mean at the site of temperature recording.
What is the meaning of I got fever?
variable noun. If you have a fever when you are ill, your body temperature is higher than usual and your heart beats faster. My Uncle Jim had a high fever. Symptoms of the disease include fever and weight loss. Synonyms: ague, high temperature, feverishness, pyrexia [medicine] More Synonyms of fever.
What is the meaning of Caugh?
intransitive verb. 1 : to expel air from the lungs suddenly with a sharp, short noise : to emit a cough (see cough entry 2 sense 1) The dust made him cough repeatedly. 2 : to make a noise like that of coughing The engine coughed and sputtered and then stopped. transitive verb.