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Adjective: quartan  kwor-t(u)n
  1. Occurring every fourth day (especially the fever and weakness of malaria)
    "quartan malaria"
Noun: quartan  kwor-t(u)n
  1. A malarial fever that recurs every fourth day

Derived forms: quartans

Type of: ague, chills and fever