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tertian

 [ter´shan]
recurring in 3-day cycles (every second day); applied to the type of fever caused by certain forms of malarial parasites; see also malaria.

ter·tian

(ter'shăn),
Recurring every third day, counting the day of an episode as the first; actually, occurring every 48 hours or every other day.
[L. tertianus, fr. tertius, third]

tertian

/ter·tian/ (ter´shun) recurring every third day (counting the day of occurrence as the first day); see under malaria.

tertian

(tûr′shən)
adj.
Recurring every other day or, when considered inclusively, every third day: a tertian fever.
n. Medicine
A tertian fever, such as vivax malaria.

tertian

[tur′shən]
Etymology: L, tertius, third
occurring every 48 hours, including the first day of occurrence, such as vivax or tertian malaria, in which fever occurs every third day. Compare quartan. See also malaria.

ter·tian

(tĕr'shăn)
Referring to a fever that recurs at intervals of 48 hours.
[L. tertianus, fr. tertius, third]

tertian

Recurring on alternate days (on the third day).

tertian

recurring in 3-day cycles (every second day).
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