Definitions for quintan
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occurring as the fifth, after four others also, occurring every fifth day, reckoning inclusively; as, a quintan fever
an intermittent fever which returns every fifth day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts three days
Origin: [L. quintanus, fr. quintus fifth, quinque five. See Five.]
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