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vivax

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n.
The protozoan (Plasmodium vivax) that causes the most common form of malaria.
Vivax malaria.
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How to use vivax in a sentence

  • The three most common species are vivax, malariæ and falciparum, causing respectively the tertian, quartan and remittent fevers.

    Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane
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