Medical Dictionary

recrudescence

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

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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