recrudesce

verb re·cru·desce \ ˌrē-krü-ˈdes \

Definition of recrudesce

recrudesced; recrudescing
: 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


Medical Dictionary

recrudesce

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

medical Definition of recrudesce

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

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