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chronic malaria

chronic malaria in Medicine

chronic malaria n.
Malaria that develops after repeated attacks of one of the acute forms, usually falciparum malaria, and is characterized by profound anemia, enlargement of the spleen, emaciation, mental depression, sallow complexion, edema of the ankles, and muscular weakness.

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  • Victims of chronic malaria and of hook-worm disease cannot be lifted up by psychotherapy.

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