recrudescent

adjective

re·​cru·​des·​cent ˌrē-krü-ˈde-sᵊnt How to pronounce recrudescent (audio)
: breaking out again : renewing

Word History

First Known Use

1722, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recrudescent was in 1722

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“Recrudescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recrudescent. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

recrudescent

adjective
re·​cru·​des·​cent -ˈdes-ᵊnt How to pronounce recrudescent (audio)
: breaking out again : renewing disease after abatement, suppression, or cessation
a recrudescent typhus
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