remittent

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

First Known Use of remittent

1693, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for remittent

borrowed from Latin remittent-, remittens, present participle of remittere "to send back, release, relax, abate" — more at remit entry 1

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remittent

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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