convalescent
adjective or noun see convalesce

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(in health),


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  • convalescent — convalescent, ente [ kɔ̃valesɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • v. 1400; lat. convalescens, p. prés. de convalescere « reprendre des forces » ♦ Qui est en convalescence. Il est encore convalescent. ⇒ faible. Subst. Un convalescent, une convalescente. ⊗ CONTR.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • convalescent — CONVALESCÉNT, Ă, convalescenţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care se află în convalescenţă, pe cale de însănătoşire. – Din fr. convalescent, lat. convalescens, ntis. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CONVALESCÉNT s., adj. (med …   Dicționar Român

  • convalescent — CONVALESCENT, ENTE. adject. Qui relève de maladie, et revient en santé. Etre convalescent. Je suis bien aise de le savoir convalescent, de le voir convalescent, de la voir convalescente …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • convalescent — convalescent, ente (kon va lè ssan, ssan t ) adj. Qui relève de maladie. Être convalescent.    Substantivement. Les convalescents. Une convalescente. •   Le convalescent sacrifie tout à l intérêt de la santé, BOURD. Pensées, t. I, p. 392.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • convalescent — CONVALESCENT, [convalesc]ente. adj. Qui releve de maladie, & revient en santé. Il estoit convalescent. je suis bien aise de vous voir convalescent, de la voir convalescente. l Hospital des Convalescents …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to convalescence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convalescent — (adj.) 1650s, from Fr. convalescent, from L. convalescentem (nom. convalescens), prp. of convalescere (see CONVALESCE (Cf. convalesce)). As a noun, attested from 1758 …   Etymology dictionary

  • convalescent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ recovering from an illness or medical treatment. ► NOUN ▪ a convalescent person. DERIVATIVES convalescence noun …   English terms dictionary

  • convalescent — [kän΄vəles′ənt] adj. [< L convalescens] 1. gradually recovering health after illness 2. of or having to do with convalescence [a convalescent diet] n. a person who is convalescing …   English World dictionary

  • Convalescent — Con va*les cent, n. One recovering from sickness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convalescent — (v. lat.), genesend, so v. w. Reconvalescent, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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