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quar•tan



Pronunciation: (kwôr'tn), [key]
adj.
(of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every fourth day, both days of consecutive occurrence being counted.

n.
1. a quartan fever or ague.
2. quartan malaria.

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