recrudesce

verb
re·cru·desce | \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes \
recrudesced; recrudescing

Definition of recrudesce 

intransitive verb

: to break out or become active again

First Known Use of recrudesce

1713, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for recrudesce

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

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recrudesce

intransitive verb
re·cru·desce | \ˌrē-krü-ˈdes \
recrudesced; recrudescing

Medical Definition of recrudesce 

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

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