a malarial fever with paroxysms that occur every ninth day, that is, every eighth day following the preceding paroxysm, the day of each paroxysm being included in the computation.
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nonan malariaAn obsolete term for malaria in which the fever paroxysms occur in nine-day cycles (with the first and last days included in the computation).
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