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intermittent fever

noun, Pathology
1.
a malarial fever in which feverish periods lasting a few hours alternate with periods in which the temperature is normal.
2.
any fever characterized by intervals of normal temperature.
Origin of intermittent fever
1615-1625
1615-25
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intermittent fever

noun
1.
any fever, such as malaria, characterized by intervals of periodic remission
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