Elevated temperature; Hyperthermia; Pyrexia
Definition of Fever
Fever is the temporary increase in the body’s temperature in response to some disease or illness.
Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/29/2010