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ter•tian



Pronunciation: (tûr'shun), [key]
adj.
Pathol.(of a malarial fever, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every other day.

n.
1. Pathol.a tertian fever.
2. a Jesuit during the period of tertianship.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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