Efficacious in avoiding or allaying fever
- any medication that lowers body's temperature to prevent or relieve fever
- avoiding or relieving fever
- Efficacious in preventing or allaying temperature.
- A febrifuge.
Something that decreases temperature or quells it.
"reducing temperature; what lowers fever," 1680s, from anti- + Greek pyretos "fever, burning up heat," regarding pyr "fire" (see fire (n.)) + -ic.
Term regularly describe a drug that is used to lessen a feverish temperature.
(a.) Efficacious in preventing or allaying temperature.
- (n.) A febrifuge.
The introduction of the clinical thermometer, which allows us to ascertain exactly the amount to which the temperature rises in fever or to which it is reduced by antipyretic measures, is to the physician like the compass to the sailor, and allows him to steer safely between two extremes.