malariae malaria

noun
ma·​lar·​i·​ae malaria | \ mə-ˈler-ē-(ˌ)ē- How to pronounce malariae malaria (audio) \

Medical Definition of malariae malaria

: malaria caused by a malaria parasite (Plasmodium malariae) and marked by recurrence of paroxysms at 72-hour intervals

called also quartan malaria

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“Malariae malaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malariae%20malaria. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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