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1. A temporary cessation of symptoms or of any action.
2. An interval between two paroxysms of a disease, such as malaria.
[L. intermissio, fr. intermitto, to leave off, intermit, fr. mitto, to send]
intermission[″ + mittere, to send]
1. The interval between two paroxysms of a disease, e.g., the quiet period between two seizures or the comfortable period between two episodes of fever.
2. A temporary cessation of symptoms.