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(Medicine) the sudden disappearance of a lesion or of the signs and symptoms of a disease
[C18: from Latin dēlitēscens, present participle of dēlitēscere to lurk, from latēscere to become hidden, from latēre to be hidden; see latent]
the sudden disappearance of symptoms or of objective signs of a lesion or disease. — delitescent, adj.See also: Disease and Illness