Relating to or characterized by the prevalence of malaria.

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ma·lar·i·ous mə-'ler-ē-əs adj characterized by the presence of or infected with malaria <\malarious regions> <a \malarious patient>

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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  • malarious — məˈlerēəs, la(a)r , lār adjective Etymology: malaria + ous : full of or infected with malaria malarious regions a malarious patient the highly malarious jungles of Burma or New Guinea Atlantic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malarious — Malarial Ma*la ri*al, Malarian Ma*la ri*an, Malarious Ma*la ri*ous, a. Of or pertaining, to or infected by, malaria. [1913 Webster] {Malarial fever} (Med.), a fever produced by malaria, and characterized by the occurrence of chills, fever, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malarious — adjective see malaria …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • malarious — See malarial. * * * …   Universalium

  • malarious — adjective Causing malaria …   Wiktionary

  • malarious — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fetid, unwholesome, noxious; see harmful , poisonous …   English dictionary for students

  • malarious — mÉ™ lerɪəs / leÉ™r adj. of or pertaining to malaria; causing malaria; malarial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malarious — a. Insalubrious, miasmatic, unhealthy, unwholesome, malarial …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • malarious — ma·lar·i·ous …   English syllables

  • malaria — malarial, malarian, malarious, adj. /meuh lair ee euh/, n. 1. Pathol. any of a group of diseases, usually intermittent or remittent, characterized by attacks of chills, fever, and sweating: formerly supposed to be due to swamp exhalations but now …   Universalium

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