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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

(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.

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).
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[2.1] I am referring to my advice to him following his recovery from an acute tertian fever that was turning into a burning [fever], at which point he got some watermelon and was positively resolved to eat it.
The sporadic mention of remedies against tertian and quartan fever (11) testifies to the prevalence of malaria in the Mediterranean.
'tertian ague' that she has contracted thanks to Priapus, and
Vivax, historically used to be known as 'benign tertian malaria'.
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The roots of this plant have been frequently prescribed for its potential herbal remedies for the treatment of aches, persistent fever, tertian malaria, sexual insufficiency, dysentery, glandular swelling, antipyretic, complications after childbirth [1, 2-10], or as health supplements [1, 7].
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Sociodemographic Characteristics of Cancer Patients: Hospital Based Cancer Registry in a Tertian,' Care Hospital of India.
Telford said that the malaria that Massachusetts suffered was mostly vivax or benign tertian malaria as opposed to malignant tertian or falciparum malaria, which is most deadly.
For example, while Dingle mentions how certain tertian harmonies of mode three are related to the mode's "augmented-triad relationships," he does not delve into the structure of that mode (set class 9-12 [01245689T]), particularly with respect to its high degree of transpositional and inversional symmetry, or how this mode can be generated by three major-third interval cycles a half-step apart, all of which might frame a better understanding as to wbat drives the choice of modal sonorities.
vivax, the most frequent and widely distributed cause of recurring (tertian) malaria in humans' is considered a "benign" infection receiving lower priority from researchers, policy makers, and funding bodies1,2.