paludism

paludism

[pal-yuh-diz-uhm]
noun Pathology.

Origin:
1885–90; < Latin palūd- (stem of palūs) swamp, marsh + -ism

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paludism (ˈpæljʊˌdɪzəm)
 
n
pathol a rare word for malaria
 
[C19: from Latin palus marsh]

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paludism pal·u·dism (pāl'yə-dĭz'əm)
n.
See malaria.

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