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convalescence

 [kon″vah-les´ens]
the stage of recovery from an illness, operation, or injury.

con·va·les·cence

(kon'vă-les'ens),
A period between the end of a disease and the patient's restoration to complete health.
[L. convalesco, to grow strong, fr. valeo, to be strong]

convalescence

/con·va·les·cence/ (kon″vah-les´ins) the stage of recovery from an illness, operation, or injury.

convalescence

(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.

convalescence

[kon′vəles′əns]
Etymology: L, convalescere, to grow strong
the period of recovery after an illness, injury, or surgery.

con·va·les·cence

(kon'vă-les'ĕns)
A period between the end of a disease and the patient's restoration to complete health.
[L. convalesco, to grow strong, fr. valeo, to be strong]

convalescence

1. The period of recovery following an illness, injury or surgical operation.
2. The process of such recovery.

convalescence

the stage of recovery from an illness, operation or injury.