convalescence

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French convalescence, from Late Latin convalēscentia (regaining of health), from Latin convalēscēn(t-)s, present participle of convalēscere (to become strong or well); see convalesce.

Noun[edit]

convalescence (countable and uncountable, plural convalescences)

  1. A gradual healing after illness or injury.
  2. The period of time spent healing.

Related terms[edit]

terms derived from the same Latin verb

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin convalēscentia (regaining of health), from Latin convalēscō (regain health, grow strong).

Noun[edit]

convalescence f (plural convalescences)

  1. convalescence

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