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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ter·tian /ˈtɝʃən/
 (a.)每三天發生一次的,隔日的隔日熱

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ter·tian /ˈtɝʃən/ 形容詞
 每三日(復發)的,間日(復發)的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ter·tian a.  Med. Occurring every third day; as, a tertian fever.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ter·tian, n.
 1. Med. A disease, especially an intermittent fever, which returns every third day, reckoning inclusively, or in which the intermission lasts one day.
 2. A liquid measure formerly used for wine, equal to seventy imperial, or eighty-four wine, gallons, being one third of a tun.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tertian
      adj 1: relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear
             every other day; "tertian fever"
      2: of or relating to a tonal system based on major thirds; "a
         tertian tonal system"