[ noun ] (medicine) a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
Repeated attempts to withdraw steroids entirely were unsuccessful because increased muscle weakness resulted , as_well_as fever , malaise , anorexia , anxiety , and an exacerbation of the anemia .(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)
Then she fell_asleep again as suddenly as a person with fever , and when she awoke it was dark outside and the clarity was back in her eyes .