Febris Intermittens

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"Febrile" generally indicates an instance of a high temperature. If a patient is febrile, that means they have a temperature. If you've ever heard of a 'febrile convulsion' it would relate to a 'convulsion' or 'fit' brought on by a high temperature, as opposed to a fit associated with Epilepsy. It's like a 'one off' episode of a convulsion, or there could be several episodes depending on how long the temperature is raised. These convulsions generally relate to children, who may have episodes of high temperatures, and can occur up to the age of 5 or 6.
 
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The words recorded are misspelled. Calvary Charger (above note) is correct. They are trying to say a fever that comes and goes, as happens with malaria.
I've taken a look on Google and it seems 'Febris Intermittens' is correct as a description, but I had never heard of it expressed that way. I am more familiar with the term 'febrile', but I'm guessing both come from the same 'root' word, which I will assume is Latin. I'll go look that up now, too :wink: :hot:
 

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If you want to learn febris in English, you will find the translation here, along with other translations from Latin to English
Here is febris meaning in English: fever

Here's some more interesting info taking us back to Ancient Rome, and Latin, of course :wink:

In Roman mythology, Febris ("fever") was the goddess who embodied, but also protected people from fever and malaria. Febris had three temples in ancient Rome, of which one was located between the Palatine and Velabrum.[1][2][3][4] She may have originated from the Roman god Februus. Among her characteristic attributes are "shrewdness" and "honesty", according to Seneca the Younger's Apocolocyntosis.

Interesting you should mention Malaria...
 
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