Malarial Ma*la"ri*al, Malarian Ma*la"ri*an, Malarious Ma*la"ri*ous, a. Of or pertaining, to or infected by, malaria. [1913 Webster]

{Malarial fever} (Med.), a fever produced by malaria, and characterized by the occurrence of chills, fever, and sweating in distinct paroxysms, At intervals of definite and often uniform duration, in which these symptoms are wholly absent (intermittent fever), or only partially so (remittent fever); fever and ague; chills and fever. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • malarious — məˈlerēəs, la(a)r , lār adjective Etymology: malaria + ous : full of or infected with malaria malarious regions a malarious patient the highly malarious jungles of Burma or New Guinea Atlantic …   Useful english dictionary

  • malarious — Relating to or characterized by the prevalence of malaria. * * * ma·lar·i·ous mə ler ē əs adj characterized by the presence of or infected with malaria <malarious regions> <a malarious patient> …   Medical dictionary

  • malarious — adjective see malaria …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • malarious — See malarial. * * * …   Universalium

  • malarious — adjective Causing malaria …   Wiktionary

  • malarious — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fetid, unwholesome, noxious; see harmful , poisonous …   English dictionary for students

  • malarious — mÉ™ lerɪəs / leÉ™r adj. of or pertaining to malaria; causing malaria; malarial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malarious — a. Insalubrious, miasmatic, unhealthy, unwholesome, malarial …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • malarious — ma·lar·i·ous …   English syllables

  • malaria — malarial, malarian, malarious, adj. /meuh lair ee euh/, n. 1. Pathol. any of a group of diseases, usually intermittent or remittent, characterized by attacks of chills, fever, and sweating: formerly supposed to be due to swamp exhalations but now …   Universalium

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