quintan

Definitions:

  • Occurring or recurring every fifth day, both days being counted, as on Sunday and Thursday: as, a <em>quintan</em> fever.
  • An intermittent fever the paroxysms of which recur every fifth day.
  • Occurring as the fifth, after four others also, occurring every fifth day, reckoning inclusively.
  • <xref>recurring</xref> after <xref>four</xref> <xref>days</xref> (every five days)
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