recrudesce

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verb re·cru·desce \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes\

Definition of recrudesce

recrudesced

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recrudescing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to break out or become active again

Origin and Etymology of recrudesce

Latin recrudescere to become raw again, from re- + crudescere to become raw, from crudus raw — more at raw


First Known Use: 1713


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recrudesce

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intransitive verb re·cru·desce \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes\

Medical Definition of recrudesce

recrudesced

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recrudescing

  1. :  to break out or become active again the epidemic recrudesced after a period of quiescence

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