malariae malaria

[ mə-lârē-ē′ ]


Malaria with paroxysms that recur every fourth day after the previous paroxysm, counting inclusively, caused by the schizogony and invasion of new red blood cells by Plasmodium malariae.quartan malaria
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.