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fal·cip·a·rum malaria

n :  severe malaria caused by a parasite of the genus Plasmodium (P. falciparum) and marked by recurrence of paroxysms usu. in less than 48 hours - called also malignant malaria , malignant tertian malaria , subtertian malaria  - compare VIVAX MALARIA  .

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