chronic malaria

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chron·ic ma·lar·i·a

malaria that develops after frequently repeated attacks of one of the acute forms, usually falciparum malaria; it is characterized by profound anemia, enlargement of the spleen, emaciation, mental depression, sallow complexion, edema of ankles, feeble digestion, and muscular weakness.

chron·ic ma·lar·i·a

(kron'ik mă-lar'ē-ă)
Form of the disease that develops after frequently repeated attacks of one of the acute forms, usually falciparum malaria; it is characterized by profound anemia, enlargement of the spleen, emaciation, mental depression, sallow complexion, edema of the ankles, feeble digestion, and muscular weakness.