recrudescent

adjective re·cru·des·cent \ ˌrē-krü-ˈde-sᵊnt \

Definition of recrudescent

: breaking out again : renewing

First Known Use of recrudescent

1722

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recrudescent

adjective re·cru·des·cent \ -ˈdes-ᵊnt \

medical Definition of recrudescent

: breaking out again : renewing disease after abatement, suppression, or cessation
  • a recrudescent typhus

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