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con·va·les·cence

 (kŏn′və-lĕs′əns)
n.
1. Gradual return to health and strength after illness.
2. The period needed for returning to health after illness.

con′va·les′cent adj. & n.
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convalescence

(ˌkɒnvəˈlɛsəns) or

convalescency

n
1. (Medicine) gradual return to health after illness, injury, or an operation, esp through rest
2. (Medicine) the period during which such recovery occurs
ˌconvaˈlescent n, adj
ˌconvaˈlescently adv
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con•va•les•cence

(ˌkɒn vəˈlɛs əns)

n.
1. the gradual recovery of health and strength after illness.
2. the period during which one is convalescing.
[1480–90; < Late Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convalescence - gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
healing - the natural process by which the body repairs itself
lysis - recuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside
rally - a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
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convalescence

noun recovery, rehabilitation, recuperation, return to health, improvement He was home for three weeks' convalescence after a bout of jaundice.
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Translations
نَقاهَة، تَماثُل لِلشِّفاء
rekonvalescence
bedringrekonvalescens
GenesungRekonvaleszenzRekonvaleszenzzeit
lábadozás
bati; afturbataskeiî
rekonvalescencia

convalescence

[ˌkɒnvəˈlesəns] Nconvalecencia f
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convalescence

[ˌkɒnvəˈlɛsəns] n (from illness)convalescence f
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convalescence

nGenesung f; (= period)Genesungszeit f
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convalescence

[ˌkɒnvəˈlɛsns] nconvalescenza
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convalesce

(konvəˈles) verb
to recover health and strength after an illness. He is convalescing in the country.
ˌconvaˈlescent noun
a person who is recovering from an illness. Convalescents often need a special diet.
adjective
1. recovering health and strength after illness.
2. for convalescents. a convalescent home.
ˌconvaˈlescence noun
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con·va·les·cence

n. convalecencia, proceso de restablecimiento, estado de recuperación, después de una enfermedad o lesión.
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convalescence

n convalecencia
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