Convalescency
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • convalescency — con·va·les·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • convalescency — ənsē noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin convalescentia archaic : convalescence …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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