remittent

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adjective re·mit·tent \ ri-ˈmi-tᵊnt \

Definition of remittent

of a disease
:marked by alternating periods of abatement and increase of symptoms
  • remittent fever

Origin and Etymology of remittent

Latin remittent-, remittens, present participle of remittere


Medical Dictionary

remittent

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adjective re·mit·tent \ ri-ˈmit-ᵊnt \

medical Definition of remittent

:marked by alternating periods of abatement and increase of symptoms
  • remittent fever

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