paludism

[ pal-yuh-diz-uhm ]
/ ˈpæl yəˌdɪz əm /

noun Pathology.

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Origin of paludism

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

paludism
/ (ˈpæljʊˌdɪzəm) /

noun

pathol a rare word for malaria

Word Origin for paludism

C19: from Latin palus marsh
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Medical definitions for paludism

paludism
[ pălyə-dĭz′əm ]

n.

malaria
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