recurring on the seventh day (i.e., six days after the previous episode).
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Denoting a malarial fever the paroxysms of which recur every seventh day, counting the day of the occurrence as the first day (that is, with a 5-day asymptomatic interval).
[L. septem, seven]
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septan(sĕp′tăn) [L. septem, seven]
Recurring every seventh day.
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