paludism

[pal-yuh-diz-uh m]
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Origin of paludism

1885–90; < Latin palūd- (stem of palūs) swamp, marsh + -ism
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Related Words for paludism

ague, miasma, paludism

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British Dictionary definitions for paludism

paludism

noun
  1. pathol a rare word for malaria

Word Origin for paludism

C19: from Latin palus marsh
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paludism in Medicine

paludism

[pălyə-dĭz′əm]
n.
  1. malaria
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