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convalescence

noun con·va·les·cence \-ˈles-ən(t)s\

Definition of CONVALESCENCE

1
:  gradual recovery of health and strength after disease <a patient well advanced in convalescence>
2
:  the time between the subsidence of a disease and complete restoration to health <quiet and rest during convalescence>
March 30, 2015
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