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convalescence


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convalescence  \Con`va*les"cence\,  Convalescency 
  \Con`va*les"cen*cy\,  n.  [L.  convalescentia:  cf  F. 
  convalescence.] 
  The  recovery  of  heath  and  strength  after  disease;  the  state 
  of  a  body  renewing  its  vigor  after  sickness  or  weakness;  the 
  time  between  the  subsidence  of  a  disease  and  complete 
  restoration  to  health. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  convalescence 
  n  :  gradual  healing  (through  rest)  after  sickness  or  injury 
  [syn:  {recuperation},  {recovery}] 




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