vivax malaria
noun Etymology: New Latin vivax, specific epithet of Plasmodium vivax, from Latin Date: 1958 malaria caused by a plasmodium (Plasmodium vivax) that induces paroxysms at 48-hour intervals

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  • vivax malaria — noun : malaria caused by a malaria parasite (Plasmodium vivax) and marked by recurrence of paroxysms at 48 hour intervals called also tertian; compare falciparum malaria * * * /vuy vaks/, Pathol. the most common form of malaria, caused by the… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • vivax — vi·vax vī .vaks n the malaria parasite (Plasmodium vivax) that causes vivax malaria vivax adj of, relating to, caused by, or being vivax or vivax malaria <malaria of the vivax type> <treated 20 vivax cases> …   Medical dictionary

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