Intermittent+fever

  • 1 Intermittent fever — Intermittent In ter*mit tent, a. [L. intermittens, entis, p. pr. of intermittere: cf. F. intermittent.] Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever. Boyle. [1913 Webster] {Intermittent fever} (Med.) …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 intermittent fever — n. a fever characterized by periodic intervals when the body temperature returns to normal …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 intermittent fever — Pathol. 1. a malarial fever in which feverish periods lasting a few hours alternate with periods in which the temperature is normal. 2. any fever characterized by intervals of normal temperature. [1615 25] * * * intermittent fever, a fever that… …

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  • 4 intermittent fever — fever that subsides and later recurs …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 intermittent fever — Pathol. 1. a malarial fever in which feverish periods lasting a few hours alternate with periods in which the temperature is normal. 2. any fever characterized by intervals of normal temperature. [1615 25] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 intermittent fever — a fever that rises, subsides, then returns again. See malaria. * * * an attack of malaria or other fever characterized by recurring paroxysms of elevated temperature separated by intervals during which the temperature is normal …

    Medical dictionary

  • 7 intermittent fever — a fever that rises, subsides, then returns again. See: malaria …

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  • 8 intermittent fever — /ɪntəˌmɪtnt ˈfivə/ (say intuh.mitnt feevuh) noun a fever in which feverish periods lasting a few hours alternate with periods in which the temperature is normal …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 Лихорадка Перемежающаяся (Intermittent Fever) — лихорадка, течение которой сопровождается периодическими резкими скачками температуры. См. Малярия. Источник: Медицинский словарь …

    Медицинские термины

  • 10 Intermittent — In ter*mit tent, a. [L. intermittens, entis, p. pr. of intermittere: cf. F. intermittent.] Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever. Boyle. [1913 Webster] {Intermittent fever} (Med.), a disease… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Intermittent gearing — Intermittent In ter*mit tent, a. [L. intermittens, entis, p. pr. of intermittere: cf. F. intermittent.] Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever. Boyle. [1913 Webster] {Intermittent fever} (Med.) …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Intermittent springs — Intermittent In ter*mit tent, a. [L. intermittens, entis, p. pr. of intermittere: cf. F. intermittent.] Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever. Boyle. [1913 Webster] {Intermittent fever} (Med.) …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Fever — (also known as pyrexia, from the Greek pyretos meaning fire, or a febrile response, from the Latin word febris , meaning fever, and archaically known as ague) is a frequent medical sign that describes an increase in internal body temperature to… …

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  • 14 intermittent — intermittent, recurrent, periodic, alternate mean recurring or reappearing more or less regularly but in interrupted sequence. Something is intermittent which from time to time is omitted or disappears but always returns {an intermittent fever}… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 15 intermittent — [in΄tər mit′ nt] adj. [L intermittens, prp. of intermittere: see INTERMIT] stopping and starting at intervals; pausing from time to time; periodic intermittence n. intermittently adv. SYN. INTERMITTENT and RECURRENT both apply to something that… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 Intermittent — In ter*mit tent, n. (Med.) An intermittent fever or disease. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 fever — Synonyms and related words: abscess, agitation, ague, amok, anemia, animal heat, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, attack, backache, bleeding, blennorhea, blood heat, bluster, bobbery, body heat, boil, boiling,… …

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  • 19 intermittent — I. a. Intermitting, remittent. II. n. Intermittent fever, remittent fever, fever and ague …

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  • 20 fever — pyrexia; n. a rise in body temperature above the normal, i.e. above an oral temperature of 98.6°F (37°C) or a rectal temperature of 99°F (37.2°C). Fever is generally accompanied by shivering, headache, nausea, constipation, or diarrhoea. A rise… …

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