Defervescency

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Defervescency A subsiding from a state of ebullition; loss of heat; lukewarmness. "A defervescency in holy actions."
    • Defervescency (Med) The subsidence of a febrile process; as, the stage of defervescence in pneumonia.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. defervescere, to grow cool

Usage

In literature:

Occasionally, however, an abrupt defervescence takes place.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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