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Word: febrile

Definition: feverish


Sentences Containing 'febrile'

Along with mutations in CACNA1H, two mutations in the gene encoding a GABAA receptor γ subunit are also associated with a CAE like phenotype that also overlaps with generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus type-3.
But the next day, to his headach there supervened other febrile symptoms.
In its first year of use, adenovirus vaccine prevented 15,000 cases of Febrile Respiratory Illness, as evidenced by a reduction in the rate of Febrile Respiratory Illness that began soon after October 2011.

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