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  1. Quintan(adj)

    occurring as the fifth, after four others also, occurring every fifth day, reckoning inclusively; as, a quintan fever

  2. Quintan(noun)

    an intermittent fever which returns every fifth day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts three days

  3. Origin: [L. quintanus, fr. quintus fifth, quinque five. See Five.]

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