Definition of Larvate

1. a. Masked; hence, concealed; obscure; -- applied in medicine to doubtful cases of some diseases; as, larvate pneumonis; larvate epilepsy.



Definition of Larvate

1. masked [adj]

Medical Definition of Larvate

1. Masked or concealed; applied to a disease with undeveloped, absent, or atypical symptoms. Synonym: larvaceous, larval. Origin: L. Larva, mask (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larvate

larva
larva currens
larva migrans
larvacean
larvaceans
larvaceous
larvacidal
larvacide
larvacides
larvae
larval
larval conjunctivitis
larval plague
larvalia
larvas
larvate (current term)
larvated
larvicidal
larvicide
larvicides
larviform
larvikite
larvikites
larviparous
larviphagic
larvivorous
larvæ
laryngal
laryngals
laryngeal

Literary usage of Larvate

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"One cannot use the term " larvate," for that is already in u«e, as a put participle in ... The term " di-larvate," the etymology of which i» evident, ..."

2. A Practical Study of Malaria by William Heiskell Deaderick (1909)
"The urine is often albuminous. Masked Malaria.—Masked or larvate malaria, like pernicious malaria, needs complete overhauling. ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"larvate. (L. larva. F. larvi.} Covered as by a mask. ... Same as larvate. Applied to diseases whose ordinary symptoms are hidden. ..."

4. La intossicazione chinica e l'infezione malarica by Salvatore Tomaselli, William Sydney Thayer (1897)
"There is an extensive and rather confusing literature upon the masked or so-called " larvate " forms of malaria. ..."

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