Semitertian


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Sem`i`ter´tian


a.1.(Med.) Having the characteristics of both a tertian and a quotidian intermittent.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Among those remedies, Serenus proposed a magical procedure based on the wizardly word Abracadabra for treating "semitertian" fever, known today as malaria.
falciparum Mixed malarial 1 All ages All RBCs species * Also known as pernicious tertian or semitertian malaria; ([dagger]) Reticulocytes (Adapted from reference No.
Similarly, those fevers that bear some resemblance to them(20) are dangerous but leave room for hope; for example semitertians, with a fit every day, but alternately stronger and milder.