recrudescence


re·cru·des·cence

noun \-ˈde-sən(t)s\

Definition of RECRUDESCENCE

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

First Known Use of RECRUDESCENCE

1665

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

re·cru·des·cence

noun \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes-ən(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RECRUDESCENCE

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

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