Definition of subintrant in English:

subintrant

adjective

Medicine
  • Of a fever or (in later use) other disease or condition: characterized by repeated attacks that begin before the previous one has ended.

Origin

Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). As noun from post-classical Latin subintrant-, subintrans, use as noun of subintrant-, subintrans, present participle.

Pronunciation

subintrant

/ˌsʌbˈɪntr(ə)nt/