Convalescence



[kon-vuh-les-uh ns] /ˌkɒn vəˈlɛs əns/

noun
1.
the gradual recovery of health and strength after illness.
2.
the period during which one is .
/ˌkɒnvəˈlɛsəns/
noun
1.
gradual return to health after illness, injury, or an operation, esp through rest
2.
the period during which such recovery occurs
n.

late 15c., from Middle French convalescence (15c.), from Late Latin convalescentia “regaining of health,” from convalescentem (nominative convalescens), present participle of convalescere (see convalesce).

convalescence con·va·les·cence (kŏn’və-lěs’əns)
n.

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