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Medical Term:

accès pernicieux

Pronunciation: ak-sā′ per-ni-syu′

Definition: A series of severe attacks of falciparum malaria, sometimes occurring in apparently mild cases; roughly classified as cerebral and algid.

[Fr., pernicious attacks or symptoms]

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