malaria

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successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria ague , chills and fever
malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae Anopheles , genus Anopheles
malaria carrier anopheles , mosquito
medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria antimalarial , antimalarial drug
medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa antiprotozoal , antiprotozoal drug
drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria Atabrine , mepacrine , quinacrine , quinacrine hydrochloride
severe and often fatal malaria characterized by kidney damage resulting in dark urine blackwater fever
antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus chloroquine
strictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile; includes plasmodia and coccidia and piroplasms and malaria parasites class Sporozoa , Sporozoa
malaria parasites family Plasmodiidae , Plasmodiidae
related to malaria parasite and having a phase in the viscera of various birds haemoproteid
anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus hydroxychloroquine , Plaquenil
severe form of malaria occurring in tropical regions jungle fever
parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans malaria parasite , plasmodium , Plasmodium vivax
transmits the malaria parasite malarial mosquito , malaria mosquito
Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922) Manson , Sir Patrick Manson
malaria-infested paludal
bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy quinine
British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932) Ross , Sir Ronald Ross
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