epimastical

epimastical
Increasing steadily until an acme is reached, then declining; said of a fever. [G. epakmastikos, coming to a height]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… …   Medical dictionary

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