bilious remittent fever

bil·ious re·mit·tent fe·ver

1. old term for relapsing fever;
2. malarial vomiting associated with marked increase of serum bilirubin.
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Part of the problem was that doctors and patients alike were confused by the fact that malaria, cholera, yellow fever, and other common illnesses like bilious remittent fever and intermittent autumnal fever had similar symptoms.