Tertian

In music theory, tertian (Latin: tertianus, `of or concerning thirds`) describes any piece, chord, counterpoint etc. constructed from the interval of a (major or minor) third. An interval such as that between the notes A and C encompasses 3 semitone intervals (A-B{music|b}-B{music|natural}-C) and is termed a minor third while one such as that be.....
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tertian

(tur´shәn) recurring in 3-day cycles (every second day); applied to the type of fever caused by certain forms of malarial parasites; see also malaria.
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tertian

[adj] - relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear every other day 2. [adj] - of or relating to a tonal system based on major thirds
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Tertian

• (n.) A disease, especially an intermittent fever, which returns every third day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts one day. • (a.) Occurring every third day; as, a tertian fever. • (n.) A liquid measure formerly used for wine, equal to seventy imperial, or eighty-four wine, gallons, being one third of a tun....
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tertian

<medicine> Occurring every third day; as, a tertian fever. ... Origin: L. Tertianus, from tertius the third. See Tierce. ... 1. <medicine> A disease, especially an intermittent fever, which returns every third day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts one day. ... 2. A liquid measure formerly used for wine, equal to...
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tertian

adjective relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear every other day; `tertian fever`
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Tertian

Ter'tian adjective [ Latin tertianus , from tertius the third. See Tierce .] (Medicine) Occurring every third day; as, a tertian fever.
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Tertian

Ter'tian noun [ Latin tertiana (sc. febris ): confer Old French tertiane .] 1. (Medicine) A disease, especially an intermittent fever, which returns every third day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts one day. 2. A liquid measure forme...
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tertian

a traditional unit of volume for liquids. The tertian, like the tierce (see below) takes its name from the Latin for 1/3. It equals 1/3 tun, which is 2 tierces or 84 U.S. gallons (about 318 liters).
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tertian

See below Puncheon,
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tertian

Type: Term Pronunciation: ter′shăn Definitions: 1. Recurring every third day, counting the day of an episode as the first; actually, occurring every 48 hours or every other day.
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