Re*mit"tent (r?-m?t"tent), a. [L. remittens, p. pr. : cf. F. r'emittent.]

Remitting; characterized by remission; having remissions.

Remittent fever Med., a fever in which the symptoms temporarily abate at regular intervals, but do not wholly cease. See Malarial fever, under Malarial.

 

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