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Defervescency

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Defervescency

1. A subsiding from a state of ebullition; loss of heat; lukewarmness. A defervescency in holy actions. (Jer. Taylor)

2. (Science: medicine) The subsidence of a febrile process; as, the stage of defervescence in pneumonia.

Origin: L. Defervescere to grow cool.