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algid malaria

 

Definition: a form of falciparum malaria chiefly involving the gut and other abdominal viscera; gastric algid malaria is characterized by persistent vomiting; dysenteric algid malaria is characterized by bloody diarrheic stools in which enormous numbers of infected red blood cells are found.

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