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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Convalescence  \Con`va*les"cence\,  Convalescency 
  \Con`va*les"cen*cy\,  n.  [L.  convalescentia:  cf  F. 
  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.