Convalescent



[kon-vuh-les-uh nt] /ˌkɒn vəˈlɛs ənt/

adjective
1.
.
2.
of or relating to or convalescing persons.
noun
3.
a person who is convalescing.
adj.

1650s, from French convalescent, from Latin convalescentem (nominative convalescens), present participle of convalescere (see convalesce). As a noun, attested from 1758.

convalescent con·va·les·cent (kŏn’və-lěs’ənt)
adj.
Relating to convalescence. n.
A person who is recovering from an illness, an injury, or a surgical operation.

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