ovale malaria

noun
ova·​le malaria | \ ō-ˈvā-lē- How to pronounce ovale malaria (audio) \

Medical Definition of ovale malaria

: a relatively mild form of malaria caused by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium (P. ovale) that is characterized by tertian chills and febrile paroxysms and that usually ends spontaneously

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“Ovale malaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ovale%20malaria. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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