Fever is a neurological and physiological symptom characterized by a rise of body temperature above the normal whether a natural response (as to infection) or artificially induced for therapeutic reasons. [ URL:http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=fever ]

Synonyms:

pyrexia

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database cross reference
  • UMLS_ICD9CM_2005_AUI:A0058972
  • ICD9CM_2005:780.6
  • UMLS_CUI:C0015967
id
  • SYMP:0000613

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