vivax malaria

noun vi·vax malaria \ ˈvī-ˌvaks- \

Definition of vivax malaria

: malaria caused by a plasmodium (Plasmodium vivax) that induces paroxysms at 48-hour intervals

Origin and Etymology of vivax malaria

New Latin vivax, specific epithet of Plasmodium vivax, from Latin


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vivax malaria

noun

medical Definition of vivax malaria

: malaria caused by a plasmodium (Plasmodium vivax) that induces paroxysms at 48-hour intervals — compare falciparum malaria

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