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Malaria

Malaria appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Air a lame ruck: can some demo snack cure malaria?
  • Air a lame soldier – use both teeth to be sure I’d lose malaria.
  • Was 'some memos rob malaria homebrew snaredrum?’ all I wrote yet, or will a murder answer be mohair a lamb or some memos saw?
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Definition of the noun malaria

What does malaria mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: malarias

  1. an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
    • examples: Malaria is carried by mosquitoes. | Malaria is a disease that mosquitoes carry. | He contracted malaria while living in the jungle. | He has never really got over malaria he caught in the East during the war. | They're suffering from malaria. | Sea, idea, guinea, area, Psalm, Maria, but malaria. | Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. | April 25th is World Malaria Day. | There was no malaria vaccination in 2011, either.
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic term: protozoal infection = any infection caused by a protozoan
    • more specific terms:
      • blackwater fever = severe and often fatal malaria characterized by kidney damage resulting in dark urine
      • jungle fever = severe form of malaria occurring in tropical regions
    • part: chills and fever / ague = successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria

People

  1. Malaria a.k.a. Malaria! was an experimental electronic band from Berlin formed in 1981 by Gudrun Gut and Bettina Köster following the dissolution of Mania D with Karin Luner, Eva Gossling later Die Krupps and Beate Bartel. Other members included Manon P. Duursma, Christine Hahn, and Susanne Kuhnke. They are most often associated with Neue Deutsche Welle and post-punk.
  2. Malaria a.k.a. Gudrun Gut is a German electronic musician.
  3. Malaria a.k.a. Bettina Köster is a German musician, saxophonist, composer, singer, songwriter and producer.

Group

Malaria is a musical group.

  • album: "Some Relations With Girls"

Character

Malaria is a fictional character from the 1997 film The Pest.

Writings

  1. "Malaria" is a book by Francis C. Cadigan.
    • also known as "Malaria: a threat to one-third of the world"
  2. "Malaria" is a book by Stephen Phillips.
  3. "Malaria" is a book by Raphael Cilento.
    • also known as "Malaria: with especial reference to Australia and its dependencies"

Films

  1. "Malaria" a.k.a. "Jungle Fever" is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee, starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra. It was Lee's fifth feature-length film. The film mainly explores interracial relationships against the urban backdrop of the streets of 1990s New York City.
  2. "Malaria" is a 2013 short animated action western film written and directed by Edson Oda.

Music

  1. "Malaria" is a composition.
  2. "Malaria" is a musical single of Stieber Twins.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  3. "Malaria" is a musical single of Stieber Twins.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  4. "Malaria" a.k.a. "Malaria!" is a musical EP of Malaria!.
    • released in (35 years ago)
  5. "Malaria" is a musical single of Schweisser.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  6. "Malaria" is a musical EP of The UV Race.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  7. "Malaria" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  8. "Malaria" is a musical album of Moonbeam.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  9. "Malaria" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Miscellanea

  1. MALARIA is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
  2. Malaria is a musical artist, record producer.

Phrases with Malaria

Phrases starting with the word Malaria:

  1. malaria mosquito
  2. malaria parasite

Phrases ending with the word Malaria:

  1. Pieris Larima Malaria
  2. Species Belenois Malaria

Other phrase containing the word Malaria:

  1. Common Malaria Mosquito

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Malaria

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Google previewOxford Textbook of Critical Care (2016)

by Clinical Professor Division of Critical Care Andrew Webb, Mervyn Singer, Professor of Critical Care Medicine Medicine Health Policy & Management and Clinical & Translational Science Derek Angus, Professor of Critical Care Simon Finfer, Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine Luciano Gattinoni, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine Mervyn Singer

Key points ◇ Malaria is a very common cause of severe infection from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Vivax malaria is the most common form in much of Asia and Latin America, and relatively rarely causes critical illness, although severe ...

Google previewUnderstanding and Applying Medical Anthropology (2016)

by Peter J. Brown, Svea Closser

Malaria is a very old disease, but there is little mystery surrounding it.

Google previewDictionary of Geography (2013)

by Malcolm Skinner, David Redfern, Geoff Farmer

malaria is an infection that occurs in people who have been exposed to any of several...

Google previewPatient-Centered Pharmacology (2013)

Learning System for the Conscientious Prescribe by William N Tindall, Mona Sedrak, John Boltri

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that leads to the death of 1 to 3 million persons annually, especially in subtropical areas of the Americas, Asia, and Africa (CDC, 2010). Malaria has been eliminated from the United States and Canada, ...

Google previewKeith County Journal (1996)

by John Janovy

Malaria is a disease caused by one-celled animals that live inside other cells of a body, especially blood cells. Malaria is possibly the second or third most prevalent human disease in the world today, but its health is not due to any real ...

Google previewWalsh and Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-ophthalmology (2005)

by Neil R. Miller, Frank Burton Walsh, William Fletcher Hoyt

EPIDEMIOLOGY Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with an estimated 300–500 million cases...

In Papua New Guinea, for example, malaria is the third most common cause of death and the second most common ...

Google previewHouse of Commons - Committee of Public Accounts: The Fight Against Malaria - HC 618 (2013)

Twenty-eighth Report of Session 2013-14, Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence by Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts

Summary Malaria is a major cause of death and illness and a constraint on economic growth, particularly in Africa. The Department for International Development (the Department) has contributed to the effort to tackle this illness. However, we ...

Google previewSignals and Images (1997)

Selected Papers from the 7th and 8th GIRI Meeting, held in Montpellier, France, November 20–21, 1993, and Jerusalem, Israel, December 10–11, 1994 by Madeleine Bastide

Introduction Malaria is a disease caused by four parasites: Plasmodium falciparum, P vivax, P. ovale and P. malariae. Each of them has its own morphological ...

Google previewTravel Medicine E- Book (2008)

Expert Consult by Phyllis Kozarsky, Jay S. Keystone, David O. Freedman, Hans D. Nothdurft, Bradley A. Connor

Falciparum malaria is a medical emergency. The risk of dying is very low during the first 1–2 days, but then increases rapidly with time. This underlines the importance of early diagnosis to avoid 'Doctors Delay'. Fortunately, the other three ...

Google previewWilderness & Travel Medicine (2011)

A Comprehensive Guide, 4th Edition by Eric Weiss

Malaria Vaccine Malaria is an infection of the bloodstream caused by a parasite transmitted to humans through the bite of...

Google previewPediatric Infectious Diseases Revisited (2007)

by Stefan Wirth

Australia; 2Department of Paediatrics, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Abstract Severe falciparum malaria is an acute systemic disease that can affect multiple organs, including those in which few parasites are found.

Google previewArtemisia annua - Pharmacology and Biotechnology (2013)

by Tariq Aftab, Jorge F.S. Ferreira, M. Masroor A. Khan, M. Naeem

Today, we know malaria is the most important parasitic disease of mankind. Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by the protozoan Plasmodium parasites. A. annua is also the only source of artemisinin, an important natural ...

Google previewTreatment and Prevention of Malaria (2012)

Antimalarial Drug Chemistry, Action and Use by Henry M. Staines, Sanjeev Krishna

Malaria is a devastating disease that extracts huge health and economic costs from the poorest countries in endemic regions.

An indispensable part of controlling malaria is the capability of treating the disease effectively, despite the ability of ...

Google previewMagnetic Resonance Imaging of Neurological Diseases in Tropics (2014)

by Rakesh K Gupta

Cerebral malaria is a major lifethreatening complication of Plasmodium falciparum in humans.

Cerebral malaria is an acute emergency that warrants immediate treatment with an intravenous infusion of artesunate or drip infusion of quinine.

Google previewMedical Sociology in Africa (2014)

by Jimoh Amzat, Oliver Razum

The Malaria Problem in Africa Malaria is a major population health challenge in Africa. Like other diseases, there are ...

Google previewInfectious Diseases (2013)

by A. Melvin Ramsay, Ronald T. D. Emond

CHAPTER XXXVIII MALARIA Synopsis Malaria is a widespread infectious disease of the tropics and subtropics caused by protozoa of the genus Plasmodia , which have a complex life cycle involving sexual reproduction in anopheline ...

Google previewManson's Tropical Diseases (2013)

by Jeremy Farrar, Peter Hotez, Thomas Junghanss, Gagandeep Kang, David Lalloo, Nicholas J. White

Malaria NICHOLAS J. WHITE KEY POINTS • Malaria is a protozoan infection of red blood cells transmitted by the bite of a blood-feeding female anopheline mosquito. • It is the most important parasitic disease of humans and often the most ...

Google previewGreen's encyclopedia and dictionary of medicine and surgery (1907)

by John William Ballantyne

African Fever ( Malaria), Algid Fever, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

Malaria is an infectious parasitic disease that is common in Africa, Centraland SouthAmerica, the Mediterranean countries, Asia, and many Pacific islands. It can be acute or chronic and is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1901)

by Chalmers Watson

is common in all countries, and more highly pathogenetic than the last - mentioned species, causing avian malaria. The iutracorpuscular parasites are often spherical, and usually pigmented with melanin.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2015)

by Mehmet Odekon

Malaria is a major endemic public health concern in most developing countries, especially in subSaharan Africa, southeast Asia, the eastern Mediterranean, South America, the western Pacific, and eastern Europe. The disease is one of the ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE (1892)

MALARIA MALAYS virulent in tropical and subtropical regions. Its dependence on climatic influences is shown by the prevalence of malarial fever at certain seasons and under certain meteorological conditions ; even in those districts ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

And if thedrainage of amarsh was doneto reduce exposure to the mosquito vectors of malaria, ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

Malaria as a Cure for Syphilis Before the 20th century, there were few effective treatments for syphilis.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crisis Management (2013)

by K. Bradley Penuel, Matt Statler, Ryan Hagen

Malaria is an infectious disease that requires a parasite, a vector, and a host. In humans (hosts), malaria is a vector—borne protozoal infection caused by Plasmodium parasites and transmitted by female Anopheles mosquitoes (vector).

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Small photo of Yellow Fever, Malaria or Zika Virus Infected Mosquito Insect on WallSmall photo of SESRIEM, NAMIBIA - 9 AUGUST 2017: A tourist about to drink a gin & tonic at a lodge in Namibia. Gin & tonic is a popular drink in Africa due to gin containing quinine which combats malaria. EditorialSmall photo of SESRIEM, NAMIBIA - 9 AUGUST 2017: A tourist about to drink a gin & tonic at a lodge in Namibia. Gin & tonic is a popular drink in Africa due to gin containing quinine which combats malaria. EditorialSmall photo of Yellow Fever, Malaria or Zika Virus Infected Mosquito Insect MacSmall photo of Yellow Fever, Malaria or Zika Virus Infected Mosquito Insect Macro on Green BackgroundSmall photo of Bangkok, Thailand - July 3, 2016 : Unidentified people fogging DDT spray for mosquito kill and protect by control mosquito is a carrier of Malaria, Encephalitis, Dengue and Zika virus in village.Small photo of Malaria film More...

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Quotes about Malaria

I didn't finish the stories until we went to the Philippines and I got malaria. I couldn't work and I didn't have any money, but I had seven stories. So I wrote three or four more. (Denis Johnson)
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Scrabble value of M3A1L1A1R1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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