Re`cru*des"cent (-sent), a. [L. recrudescens, -entis, p.pr. of recrudescere to become raw again; pref. re- re- + crudescere to become hard or raw: cf. F. recrudescent.]

1.

Growing raw, sore, or painful again.

2.

Breaking out again after temporary abatement or supression; as, a recrudescent epidemic.

 

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