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Quintan fever

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  • Quintan fever — Quintan means recurring every 5 days, the characteristic duration of trench fever. Quintan or trench fever is a disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated to have affected more than a …   Medical dictionary

  • Quintan — Quin tan, a. [L. quintanus, fr. quintus fifth, quinque five. See {Five}.] Occurring as the fifth, after four others also, occurring every fifth day, reckoning inclusively; as, a quintan fever. n. (Med.) An intermittent fever which returns every… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quintan — [kwin′tən] adj. [L quintanus < quintus, fifth: see QUINTET] occurring every fifth day (counting both days of occurrence) n. a quintan fever …   English World dictionary

  • quintan — /kwin tn/, adj. 1. (of a fever, ague, etc.) characterized by paroxysms that recur every fifth day. n. 2. a quintan fever or ague. [1740 50; < L quintana (febris) quintan (fever); see QUINTAIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • quintan — /ˈkwɪntən/ (say kwintuhn) Obsolete –adjective 1. (of a fever, ague, etc.) characterised by paroxysms which recur every fifth day, both days of consecutive occurrence being counted. –noun 2. a quintan fever or ague. {Latin quintāna (febris)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fever, Meuse — Named for the Meuse River area, one of the great battlegrounds of World War I. Also known as trench fever. Meuse or trench fever is a disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fever, shin bone — Called shin bone fever because it characteristically causes fever and pain in the legs, this disease is also known as trench fever. It is a disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fever, five-day — Also called trench fever, this is a disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated to have affected more than a million people in Russia and on the fronts in Europe. Trench fever was… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fever, trench — A disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated to have affected more than a million people in Russia and on the fronts in Europe. Trench fever was again a major problem in the military… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fever, Wolhynia — Also known as trench fever, a disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated to have affected more than a million people in Russia and on the fronts in Europe. Trench fever was again a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fever, quintan — Quintan means recurring every 5 days, the characteristic duration of trench fever. Quintan or trench fever is a disease borne by body lice that was first recognized in the trenches of World War I, when it is estimated to have affected more than a …   Medical dictionary

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