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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: kon-tin'yud

Definition: Continuous; without intermission; said especially of protracted fever without apyretic intervals, such as typhoid fever, compared with the paroxysms of fever in malaria.

[L. continuo, to join together, make continuous]

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