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remittent

 [re-mit´ent]
having periods of abatement and of exacerbation.
remittent fever elevated body temperature showing fluctuation each day, but never falling to normal.
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re·mit·tent

(rē-mit'ĕnt),
Characterized by temporary periods of abatement of the symptoms of a disease.
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remittent

(rĭ-mĭt′nt)
adj.
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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re·mit·tent

(rĕ-mit'ĕnt)
Characterized by temporary periods of abatement of the symptoms of a disease.
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re·mit·tent

(rĕ-mit'ĕnt)
Characterized by temporary periods of abatement of the symptoms of a disease.
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