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Characterized by temporary abatement in severity. Used especially of diseases.

re·mit′tence, re·mit′ten·cy n.
re·mit′tent·ly adv.
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(Pathology) (of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
reˈmittence, reˈmittency n
reˈmittently adv
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(rɪˈmɪt nt)

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.
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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
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[rɪˈmɪtənt] ADJ [fever etc] → remitente
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adj (Med) symptomsremittierend (spec); remittent feverWechselfieber nt
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The excitement came back upon her like a remittent fever.
I bethought myself to go upstairs and see how the dying woman sped, who lay there almost unheeded: the very servants paid her but a remittent attention: the hired nurse, being little looked after, would slip out of the room whenever she could.
Add to this the inadequate clothing of the poor in cold weather, the scarcity of fuel, and the draughtiness of the houses, and it will be readily understood that the commonest diseases are intermittent and remittent fevers, bronchitis, and respiratory diseases and rheumatism.
He maintained that despite billion of rupees remittent the companies have been agreed to resume supply to the utility stores.
Acute painful diabetic neuropathy: an uncommon, remittent type of acute distal small fibre neuropathy.
The most common sign is fever and it may be intermittent or remittent. In contrast, fever may not be observed in immunocompromised patients (3).
Remittent non-destructive polysynovitis in p-ANCA-positive vasculitis patients with anti-CCP antibodies.
Recent studies have discovered higher Th17 lymphocyte levels in GD patients than healthy controls, and intractable GD shows a higher Th17 cell percentage than remittent GD does [9].
The main scope of explaining the causes that have determined or that continue to determine the migrations act is mainly given by the desire for accumulating a considerable income abroad and to transfer the eventually accumulated capital (remittent income), to the country of origin, this having different destinations (personal income, small real estate investments and the education of the remaining at home children).
Systemic signs and symptoms, which typically occur 1-2 weeks after ingestion and last for 1-8 weeks, include facial and periorbital edema, fatigue, fever (remittent) and chills, headache, muscle soreness, pruritus (with or without a rash), nausea, difficulty coordinating movement, neurologic complications, and cardiopulmonary impairment.
It can be seen that the rotor signal in high frequency range is still remittent, while the distribution of the signal energy is much looser with some components moving to the higher frequency at 100 rad/s.