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noun con·va·les·cence \-ˈles-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of CONVALESCENCE

:  gradual recovery of health and strength after disease <a patient well advanced in convalescence>
:  the time between the subsidence of a disease and complete restoration to health <quiet and rest during convalescence>
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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