Remittent fever
Remittent Re*mit"tent (r?-m?t"tent), a. [L. remittens, p. pr. : cf. F. r['e]mittent.] Remitting; characterized by remission; having remissions. [1913 Webster]

{Remittent fever} (Med.), a fever in which the symptoms temporarily abate at regular intervals, but do not wholly cease. See {Malarial fever}, under {Malarial}. [1913 Webster]


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  • remittent — [ri mit′ nt] adj. [L remittens, prp.] remitting; abating for a while or at intervals, and then returning, as a fever n. a remittent fever remittently adv …   English World dictionary

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