"He plead a tertian fever--would not mar our warmth with his shivering," said the other.
I have a tertian fever, which seized me after the fete at Vaux.
tertian segmenting forms are less frequently typical than quartan.
If this fever did not leave him, he must try blood-letting on himself, as though in a tertian.
Also he used the seven herbs, known as the “confirmed herbs,” for tertian fevers, with notable success.
This is the cycle, as described by Golgi, of the tertian and quartan parasite.
I do not know if my fever will let me go on with either, and the tertian lasts, they say, a good while.
I was wrecked there once in an Austrian Lloyd's steamer, and caught a tertian fever before I could get away.
In his second year he becomes a semi, in his third a tertian, and in his fourth a magistrand.
Olympia had been suffering the whole time from tertian fever, and was absolutely unable to proceed further.
tertian ter·tian (tûr'shən)
Recurring every other day or, when considered inclusively, every third day. Used of a fever. n.
A tertian fever.