\\fə̇ˈbrif(y)ə̇gəl, fēˈ-, |febrə̇|fyügəl\ adjective
Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin febrifuga, n., febrifuge + English -al
: mitigating or removing fever

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  • Febrifugal — Fe*brif u*gal (? or ?), a. [See {Febrifuge}.] Having the quality of mitigating or curing fever. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • febrifugal — index medicinal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • febrifugal — /fi brif yeuh geuhl, feb reuh fyooh geuhl/, adj. of or acting as a febrifuge. [1655 65; see FEBRIFUGE, AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • febrifugal — adjective Acting against or preventing fever. Syn: antipyretic …   Wiktionary

  • febrifugal — SYN: antipyretic (1). * * * fe·brif·u·gal fi brif (y)ə gəl, .feb rə fyü gəl adj mitigating or removing fever * * * fe·brif·u·gal (fəb rifґə gəl) [febri + fugal1] antipyretic (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • febrifugal — adj. lowers fever, used to lower fever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • febrifugal — a. Antifebrile …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • febrifugal — fe·brif·u·gal …   English syllables

  • febrifugal — /fɛbrəˈfjugəl/ (say februh fyoohguhl), /fəˈbrɪfjəgəl/ (say fuh brifyuhguhl) adjective of or like a febrifuge. {febrifug(e) + al1} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Anthemis nobilis — Camomile Cam o*mile, Chamomile Cham o*mile (k[a^]m [ o]*m[imac]l), n. [LL. camonilla, corrupted fr. Gr. chamai mhlon, lit. earth apple, being so called from the smell of its flower. See {Humble}, and {Melon}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbs ({Anthemis}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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