remittent

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re·mit·tent

 (rĭ-mĭt′nt)
adj.
Characterized by temporary abatement in severity. Used especially of diseases.

re·mit′tence, re·mit′ten·cy n.
re·mit′tent·ly adv.

remittent

(rɪˈmɪtənt)
adj
(Pathology) (of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
reˈmittence, reˈmittency n
reˈmittently adv

re•mit•tent

(rɪˈmɪt nt)

adj.
abating and relapsing in cycles: remittent fever.
[1685–95; < Latin remittent-, s. of remittēns, present participle of remittere. See remit, -ent]
re•mit′tence, re•mit′ten•cy, n.
re•mit′tent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.remittent - (of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity; "a remittent fever"
decreased, reduced - made less in size or amount or degree
Translations

remittent

[rɪˈmɪtənt] ADJ [fever etc] → remitente

remittent

adj (Med) symptomsremittierend (spec); remittent feverWechselfieber nt