(of a fever) characterized by paroxysms that recurevery sixth day.
a sextan fever.
(of a fever) marked by paroxysms that recur after an interval of five days
noun, genitive Sextantis [sek-stan-tis] /sɛkˈstæn tɪs/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Sextant, an equatorial constellation between Hydra and Leo. 2. (lowercase) a bronze coin of ancient Rome, the sixth part of an as, issued during the period of the Republic. adjective 1. (of a fever) characterized by paroxysms that recurevery sixth day. noun […]
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- Sex test
sex test n. A method of determining genetic sex by examination of stained smears of buccal mucosal squamous epithelial cells for Barr bodies; normal females have one per cell nucleus and normal males have none.