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ma·lar·i·a

 (mə-lâr′ē-ə)
n.
1. An infectious disease characterized by cycles of chills, fever, and sweating, caused by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium in red blood cells, which is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected female anopheles mosquito.
2. Archaic Bad or foul air; miasma.

[Italian, from mala aria, bad air (from the belief that malaria was caused by vapors emanating from swamps, rather than mosquitos that bred there ) : mala, feminine of malo, bad (from Latin malus; see mel- in Indo-European roots) + aria, air; see aria.]

ma·lar′i·al, ma·lar′i·an, ma·lar′i·ous adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malarial - of or infected by or resembling malariamalarial - of or infected by or resembling malaria; "malarial fever"
Translations

malarial

[məˈlɛərɪəl] ADJpalúdico

malarial

adjMalaria-

malarial

[məˈlɛərɪəl] adjmalarico/a
References in classic literature ?
It had taken an unfair advantage of his weak state, and though it was only ordinary malarial fever, in forty-eight hours it had run him as low as ten days of fever would have done when he was in condition.
When, in half an hour, Van Horn's sweat culminated in profusion, it marked the breaking of the malarial attack.
From the man's distorted body and twisted mind, in occult ways, like mists rising from malarial marshes, came emanations of the unhealth within.
Without drugs, without even quinine, he had managed so far to live through a combination of the most pernicious and most malignant of malarial and black-water fevers.
He sailed to the Greek camp at the malarial town of Missolonghi, where he showed qualities of leadership but died of fever after a few months, in 1824, before he had time to accomplish anything.
She was suffering from malarial fever, and seemed dying by inches.
All the films were examined by microscopy for the detection of malarial parasites.
The survey said 66 districts of Balochistan, FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh shared highly malarial endemic disease picture having annual parasite incidence greater than 5 per 1,000 population.
Details of achievements is listed below: Successful implementation of the new funding model grant fund worth US$ 52 million; Secured worth US$ 39.2 million to implement malaria control intervention in 66 districts of Pakistan under New Funding; Request of Global Fund; Establishment of greater than 4000 malarial diagnosis and treatment centers; Establishment of greater than 12,000 capacity building (trainings) HCPs; Introduction of greater than 10 million long lasting insecticide treated bed nets; Introduction of greater than 10 million long lasting insecticide treated bed nets.
And according to doctors there has been an alarming increase in malarial cases.
District Bannu is a plain area in the southern part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan and has a high rate of transmission of malaria.1 The study was conducted by microscopy method at Malarial Research Laboratory and by rapid diagnostic test (RDT) at Women and Children Hospital Bannu, in District Bannu.