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


Growing raw, sore, or painful again.


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


© Webster 1913.

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