defervescence

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abatement of a fever as indicated by a reduction in body temperature

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On day 5 of the treatment, he defervesced. Neither acid-fast bacilli nor bacteria were detected.
Postoperatively, the patient was febrile to 101.2[degrees]F, but she subsequently defervesced and remained afebrile with stable vital signs throughout the rest of her hospital stay.
Both children improved dramatically with antifungal therapy and defervesced within 48 hours.
Shortly after the antimicrobial drugs were initiated, the patient defervesced and her blood cultures cleared.
He defervesced over a few days, and the scrotal ulcers started improving on the 3rd day of stopping ATRA and took 9 weeks for complete healing.