Definition of afebrile in English:

afebrile

adjective

Medicine
  • Not feverish.

    • ‘Physical examination disclosed a comfortable man who was afebrile.’
    • ‘Physical examination revealed an afebrile woman in no acute distress.’
    • ‘After 8 weeks of therapy, he was afebrile and eating, and was discharged from the hospital.’
    • ‘The patient was afebrile and had a respiratory rate of 22 breaths/min.’
    • ‘At that time, she developed a low-grade fever but was subsequently afebrile.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from a- ‘not’+ febrile.

Pronunciation:

afebrile

/eɪˈfiːbrʌɪl/