undulant

undulant
adj. moving like waves; fluctuating.
Phrases and idioms:
undulant fever brucellosis in humans.
Etymology: L undulare (as UNDULATE)

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  • Undulant — Un du*lant, a. Undulating. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undulant — 1830, from L. undulans, from unda wave (see WATER (Cf. water)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • undulant — [un′jə lənt, un′dyələnt] adj. moving in or as in waves; undulating …   English World dictionary

  • undulant — adjective Date: 1822 1. rising and falling in waves 2. having a wavy form, outline, or surface < played her approach shot onto the undulant green > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • undulant — undulance, n. /un jeuh leuhnt, un dyeuh , deuh /, adj. undulating; wavelike in motion or pattern: an undulant edge. [1820 30; UNDUL(ATE) + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • undulant fever — n. a persistent form of brucellosis, transmitted to people from lower, esp. domestic, animals, or their products, and characterized by an undulating, or recurrent, fever, sweating, and pains in the joints …   English World dictionary

  • Undulant fever — An infectious disease due to the bacteria Brucella that characteristically causes rising and falling fevers, sweats, malaise, weakness, anorexia, headache, myalgia (muscle pain) and back pain. The disease is called undulant fever because the… …   Medical dictionary

  • undulant fever — malta fever malta fever n. (Med.) An infectious disease contracted from meat or milk products from infected domestic animals; called also {brucellosis} and {undulant fever}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undulant — adjective Having the characteristics of a wave; wavelike …   Wiktionary

  • undulant — un·du·lant (unґjə ) (unґdyə lənt) [L. unda wave] characterized by wavelike fluctuations; see also under fever …   Medical dictionary

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