recrudesce


re·cru·desce

intransitive verb \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes\
re·cru·descedre·cru·desc·ing

Definition of RECRUDESCE

:  to break out or become active again

Origin of RECRUDESCE

Latin recrudescere to become raw again, from re- + crudescere to become raw, from crudus raw — more at raw
First Known Use: 1884

re·cru·desce

intransitive verb \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes\   (Medical Dictionary)
re·cru·descedre·cru·desc·ing

Medical Definition of RECRUDESCE

: to break out or become active again <the epidemic recrudesced after a period of quiescence>

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