malariae malaria

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malariae malaria ma·lar·i·ae malaria (mə-lâr'ē-ē')
Malaria with paroxysms that recur every fourth day after the previous paroxysm, counting inclusively, caused by the schizogony and invasion of new red blood cells by Plasmodium malariae. Also called quartan malaria.

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