recuperation

noun

re·​cu·​per·​a·​tion rē-ˌk(y)ü-pə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce recuperation (audio)
: restoration to health or strength

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“Recuperation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/recuperation. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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