Recrudescent
Recrudescent Re`cru*des"cent (-sent), a. [L. recrudescens, -entis, p. pr. of recrudescere to become raw again; pref. re- re- + crudescere to become hard or raw: cf. F. recrudescent.] 1. Growing raw, sore, or painful again. [1913 Webster]

2. Breaking out again after temporary abatement or supression; as, a recrudescent epidemic. [1913 Webster]


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  • recrudescent — RECRUDESCÉNT, Ă, recrudescenţi, te, adj. (med.; adesea fig.) Care prezintă o recrudescenţă; care îşi reia forţa, intensitatea. – Din fr. recrudescent. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 02.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  RECRUDESCÉNT adj. v. agravat, înrăutăţit.… …   Dicționar Român

  • recrudescent — recrudescent, ente [ r(ə)krydesɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1842; de recrudescence ♦ Littér. Qui est en recrudescence. Criminalité recrudescente. ● recrudescent, recrudescente adjectif Qui est en recrudescence. recrudescent, ente [ʀ(ə)kʀydesɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • recrudescent — adjective a) breaking out again or reemerging after temporary abatement or suppression usage: This seems to be a recrudescent strain of the plague rather than a new disease altogether. b) growing raw, sore, or painful again …   Wiktionary

  • recrudescent — Becoming active again, relating to a recrudescence. * * * re·cru·des·cent des ənt adj breaking out again: renewing disease after abatement, suppression, or cessation <a recrudescent typhus> …   Medical dictionary

  • recrudescent — adjective the revival of an unfortunate situation after a period of abatement the patient presented with a case of recrudescent gastralgia • Similar to: ↑revived • Derivationally related forms: ↑recrudescence …   Useful english dictionary

  • recrudescent — adjective Date: circa 1727 breaking out again ; renewing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recrudescent — See recrudescence. * * * …   Universalium

  • recrudescent — rɪːkruː desnt adj. breaking out again, erupting again, reappearing (disease) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recrudescent — re·cru·des·cent …   English syllables

  • recrudescent typhus — Brill Zinsser disease …   Medical dictionary

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