On the other hand while 'meridian' and 'quartan' are French, 'publican', 'veteran', and 'oppidan' are Latin.
This is the cycle, as described by Golgi, of the tertian and quartan parasite.
Tertian segmenting forms are less frequently typical than quartan.
Favorinus extolled Thersites, and wrote in praise of a quartan ague.
He had been sick for a long while with a quartan fever, whereby his body was wasted, and he finished his life with a happy agony.
These have great memories, are liable to quartan agues, and stronger sympathies of parts with each other.
In quartan fever the cycle took seventy-two hours, exactly the length of the clinical cycle of that form of malarial disease.
quartan, kwor′tan, adj. occurring every fourth day, as a fever or ague.
In fixing this date he knew that Bayard was ill at the time with a quartan fever.
Whilst this investigation was experiencing the law's delay, Julius was attacked by a quartan ague of a dangerous character.
quartan quar·tan (kwôrt'n)
Recurring every fourth day, counting inclusively, or every 72 hours. Used of a fever. n.
A quartan malarial fever.