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Introduction: Fever

Description of Fever

Fever (medical condition): An increase in temperature to a range that is above normal. The body's temperature is usually increased in response to infections ...more

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Fever: a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Fever: A rise in body temperature above the normal, often as a response to infection. [GO:jl]
Source: Diseases Database

Fever: An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
Source: MeSH 2007

Fever: Related Topics

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Fever as a Disease

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Fever as a Symptom

Fever (symptom): Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms...more »

Fever (symptom): A fever usually means the body has raised its temperature to fight an infection or condition. The most common causes are infectious ... more

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Related Topics

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More specific terms for Fever:

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Broader terms for Fever

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The following terms can be used for Fever

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Fever

The following list attempts to classify Fever into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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