vivax

[vīvăks]

n.

The protozoan (Plasmodium vivax) that causes the most common form of malaria.
Vivax malaria.

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

    Insects and Diseases

    Rennie W. Doane