hyperpyrexia definition

  • noun:
    • unusually large fever.
    • An excessive and strange elevation of set body's temperature more than or equal to 41°C (105.8°F), or extremely high temperature.
    • A condition of extortionate fever; an elevation of temperature in an illness, over the limit typically noticed in that disease.
    • In pathology, increased degree of pyrexia or fever.
    • extremely high fever (especially in children)

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