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Remittent

remittent

Remitting; characterised by remission; having remissions.

(Science: medicine) Remittent fever, a fever in which the symptoms temporarily abate at regular intervals, but do not wholly cease. See malarial fever, under Malaria.

Origin: L. Remittens, p. Pr., cf. F. Remittent.


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