Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who suffers from or is subject to malaria.
  • Relating or pertaining to malaria; connected with or arising from malaria: as, malarial cachexia, disease, or fever; the malarial poison.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining, to or infected by, malaria.
  • adjective (Med.) a fever produced by malaria, and characterized by the occurrence of chills, fever, and sweating in distinct paroxysms, At intervals of definite and often uniform duration, in which these symptoms are wholly absent (intermittent fever), or only partially so (remittent fever); fever and ague; chills and fever.

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  • adjective of, relating to, or infected by malaria

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  • adjective of or infected by or resembling malaria

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Examples

  • While it has even been observed that the presence of G6PD deficiency could provide "an evolutionary advantage" in malarial endemic environments, it of course remains the case that one must first survive and surmount the ailment itself (and its attendant complications) in order to realize any of its ancillary immunological benefits.

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  • The deaths from malaria among AA persons were balanced out by the increased survival among AS persons, which is why sickle cell disease remained in malarial areas.

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  • Pa settled his family in malarial swamps, put them in danger from unfriendly natives, and moved them time and time again all over the prairie always at their great peril.

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  • Genetic and biochemical aspects of drug resistance in malarial parasites.

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  • Many observers before me had sought without success to discover the cause of malaria and I should also have failed if I had been content merely to examine the air, water, or the soil in malarial localities as had been done up till then, but I had taken as the basis of my investigations the pathological anatomy and the study in vivo of malarial blood and this is how I was able to reach my goal.

    Alphonse Laveran - Nobel Lecture

  • The relatively small size of the market for malaria treatments, for example, doesn’t really reflect a lack of consumer demand for such treatments nearly so much as it reflects the very low incomes of people who live in malarial areas.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pharmaceutical Research

  • The relatively small size of the market for malaria treatments, for example, doesn’t really reflect a lack of consumer demand for such treatments nearly so much as it reflects the very low incomes of people who live in malarial areas.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pharmaceutical Research

  • Many things point to this being the case; particularly the different forms so called malarial poisoning takes in different localities.

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  • Second, in some regions which would seem to be malarial, that is, where the miasmatic mists arise, no malaria occurs.

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