tertian


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ter·tian

 (tûr′shən)
adj.
Recurring every other day or, when considered inclusively, every third day: a tertian fever.
n. Medicine
A tertian fever, such as vivax malaria.

[Middle English terciane, tertian fever, from Latin (febris) tertiāna, (fever) of the third (day), from tertius, third; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]

tertian

(ˈtɜːʃən)
adj
(Medicine) (of a fever or the symptoms of a disease, esp malaria) occurring every other day
n
(Medicine) a tertian fever or symptoms
[C14: from Latin febris tertiāna fever occurring every third day, reckoned inclusively, from tertius third]

ter•tian

(ˈtɜr ʃən)

adj.
(of a fever, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every other day.
[1325–75; Middle English terciane < Latin (febris) tertiāna tertian (fever) <tertius third]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tertian - relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear every other day; "tertian fever"
2.tertian - of or relating to a tonal system based on major thirds; "a tertian tonal system"
Translations

ter·tian

a. terciano-a, que se repite cada tercer día;
___ feverfiebre ___.
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By these means Elnathan had acquired a certain degree of knowledge in fevers and agues, and could talk with judgment concerning intermittents, remittents, tertians, quotidians, etc.
Mechanism of Thrombocytopenia in malignant tertian malaria.
Ibn al-Baytar, a leading pharmacologist of the thirteenth century, cites al-Razi's Manafi' al-aghdhiya in his own work on drugs and foodstuffs, echoing much of the specific information found in our treatise below, namely, that watermelons, especially the sweet parts of watermelons far from the rind, turn quickly into bile and thus can cause tertian burning fevers.
The sporadic mention of remedies against tertian and quartan fever (11) testifies to the prevalence of malaria in the Mediterranean.
dangerous chill that I was afraid I had contracted a tertian ague, and
Vivax, historically used to be known as 'benign tertian malaria'.
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The roots of this plant have been frequently prescribed for its potential herbal remedies for the treatment of aches, persistent fever, tertian malaria, sexual insufficiency, dysentery, glandular swelling, antipyretic, complications after childbirth [1, 2-10], or as health supplements [1, 7].
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Sociodemographic Characteristics of Cancer Patients: Hospital Based Cancer Registry in a Tertian,' Care Hospital of India.
Telford said that the malaria that Massachusetts suffered was mostly vivax or benign tertian malaria as opposed to malignant tertian or falciparum malaria, which is most deadly.