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convalescent


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convalescent  \Con`va*les"cent\,  a.  [L.  convalescens,  -entis,  p. 
  pr.:  cf  F.  convalescent.] 
  1.  Recovering  from  sickness  or  debility;  partially  restored 
  to  health  or  strength. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  convalescence. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convalescent  \Con`va*les"cent\,  n. 
  One  recovering  from  sickness. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  convalescent 
  adj  1:  of  or  for  or  relating  to  convalescence  or  convalescents; 
  "convalescent  home" 
  2:  returning  to  health  after  illness  or  debility;  "convalescent 
  children  are  difficult  to  keep  in  bed"  [syn:  {recovering}] 
  n  :  a  person  who  is  recovering  from  illness 




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