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An intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions,
  1. An intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions


  1. an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
  2. (malarial) of or infected by or resembling malaria; "malarial fever"
  3. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by a eukaryotic protist of the genus Plasmodium. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas (22 countries), Asia, and Africa. ...
  4. A disease spread by mosquito, in which a protozoan, Plasmodium, multiplies in blood every few days
  5. Usually transmitted to humans by mosquitoes, malaria can cause fever, shivering, joint pain, vomiting, anemia, and convulsions, which can ultimately lead to coma and death if untreated — especially in young children. Occurs in wet, warm, marshy regions.
  6. A mosquito-borne, climate sensitive disease caused by the parasite Plasmodium. It causes fever, chills and other flu-like symptoms and is responsible for over one million deaths worldwide each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan Africa.
  7. a tropical parasitic disease that kills more people than any other communicable disease except tuberculosis is reemerging in areas that had controlled or eradicated the disease, namely the Central Asian Republics of Tajikistan and Azerbaijan, and in Korea. ...
  8. A tropical infectious disease that caused by a protozoan parasite that is spread by mosquitoes. Malaria is characterized by cycles of chills and fever. Severe cases result in anemia and death. Malaria kills more than 1 million people each year—most of them children under 5 years old.
  9. An parasitic disease carried by mosquitoes, causing anaemia, flu-like symptoms, fever, coma, and even death. Its identification with ancient descriptions of illness is not certain.
  10. a fever caused by a single-cell parasite. It is borne by certain species of mosquito and transferred to humans by mosquito bite. In many warm, tropical areas of the world it is endemic. Although its range has diminished, global warming threatens to expand it once again. ...
  11. a group of diseases caused by any of four different microorganisms called plasmodia (Plasmodium falciparum, vivax, ovale, and malariae), which are transmitted by certain species of mosquitoes. ...
  12. A parasitic disease transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms include chills, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting. Life threatening severe anemia or cerebral malaria may occur in some infected individuals.
  13. is caused by parasites that attack red blood corpuscles, destroying them while undergoing asexual reproduction. It is transmitted primarily to humans by Anopheles mosquitoes and can be contracted by shared needles, blood transfusions or transplacenta infections. ...
  14. A life-threatening parasitic disease transmitted by mosquitoes and characterised by high fever. It causes 350-500 million infections and approximately 1.3 million deaths annually, mainly in the tropics.
  15. Malaria is a tropical disease spread by mosquitoes that, while nonexistent in developed nations, kills over one million people a year in developing nations, and takes a huge toll on economic productivity.
  16. a group of intermittent or remittent diseases that are characterized by attacks of chills, fever, aches, and sweating, and are caused by a parasitic protozoan transferred to the human bloodstream by an anopheles mosquito; usually treated with quinine, quinacrine (Atabrine/Atebrin), amodiaquin, ...
  17. Malaria is an infectious disease passed to humans via parasite-carrying mosquitoes. There are four different strains that can infect humans, all causing severe and prolonged flu-like illness that can kill people if not treated properly. ...
  18. (n.): a serious illness caused by a parasite and transmitted by the mosquito, Anopheles maculipennis. Malaria occurs pratically throughout the world’s tropical zones and affects several hundred million people. It can be fatal if not treated. Back
  19. disease caused by a protozoa. It is parasitic of red blood cells and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Symptoms included chills, fever, and sweating. Often chronic and recurring.
  20. an infectious disease transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito; while malaria and yellow fever are two different diseases, their symptoms at the outset are similar, and the sailors would likely call either or both Yellow Jack.
  21. A disease spread by mosquitoes which caused severe fevers, chills and weakness.  Outbreaks of this disease were common throughout the south and west in the 1800’s. ...
  22. (occurs worldwide, but not at higher latitudes; mosquitoes are the vectors; symptoms include fever, chills, reduced energy, and higher susceptibility to other diseases (kills b/w 2-3 million yearly). ...
  23. Many areas carry the risk of Malaria. This avoidable disease can be fatal and should be taken very seriously! Precautions against infection must be taken, and it is essential that travelers consult their doctor or pharmacist for advice on the most effective prophylactic drug for the area. ...
  24. A (blood parasite) disease spread by mosquitoes. Deadly if not treated.
  25. ague, intermittent fever