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recrudescent

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adjective re·cru·des·cent \-sənt\

Definition of recrudescent

  1. :  breaking out again :  renewing



1722

First Known Use of recrudescent

1722


Medical Dictionary

recrudescent

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adjective re·cru·des·cent \-ˈdes-ənt\

Medical Definition of recrudescent

  1. :  breaking out again :  renewing disease after abatement, suppression, or cessation <a recrudescent typhus>




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