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recrudescence

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noun re·cru·des·cence \-ˈde-sən(t)s\

Definition of recrudescence

  1. :  a new outbreak after a period of abatement or inactivity :  renewal <a recrudescence of the symptoms> <a recrudescence of guerrilla warfare>



1665

First Known Use of recrudescence

1665


Medical Dictionary

recrudescence

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noun re·cru·des·cence \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of recrudescence

  1. :  increased severity of a disease after a remission; also :  recurrence of a disease after a brief intermission—compare relapse




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