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tertian /ˈtɜːʃən/ adj
  1. (of a fever or the symptoms of a disease, esp malaria) occurring every other day
n
  1. a tertian fever or symptoms
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin febris tertiāna fever occurring every third day, reckoned inclusively, from tertius third



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