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convalescent

 [kon″vah-les´ent]
1. pertaining to or characterized by convalescence.
2. a patient who is recovering from a disease, operation, or injury.

con·va·les·cent

(kon'vă-les'ent),
1. Getting well or one who is getting well.
2. Denoting the period of convalescence.

con·va·les·cent

(kon'vă-les'ĕnt)
1. Getting well or one who is getting well.
2. Denoting the period of convalescence.
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It was joined in 1968 by the purpose-built Mary Bamber Convalescent Centre in the same grounds.
He says: "While they talked about the waters, it is my view that it was the bracing, clean country air which was of benefit to the convalescents."
PHC clarified that it will initiate proposal requests on both the development of Convalescent Bungalow and Coolie Line in the next few months.
There was also a representation of a concert at which soldiers performed in aid of the then convalescent hospital at the town's Hyndwood House.
Firefighters spent all day yesterday at the former Mary Bamber Convalescent Centre, following the blaze which broke out just after 9pm on Sunday.
Sully Acuna, ADSD, at Windsor Convalescent Center of Los Angeles
The value of K > 0.4 was used to indicate a high degree of correlation in changes of a cytokine in infected individuals when the level of the cytokines during the acute phase is compared to the level of the same cytokine during the convalescent phase.
The Convalescent Camp was some hours ride by train from Rouen and was known by a map reference.
"But the police and the fire service have rehabilitation centres and convalescent homes which they are able to provide for their staff because the majority of staff actually pay towards that.
West Kirby Children's Convalescent Home was one of several built on the coast.
Dr Michael Jacobs said Ms Cafferkey was being treated with convalescent plasma taken from the blood of a recovered patient and an experimental anti-viral drug which is "not proven to work".
She said: "We do have available a small amount of convalescent plasma.