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British Dictionary definitions for ingravescent

ingravescent

adjective
  1. rare (esp of a disease) becoming more severe
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Derived Formsingravescence, noun

Word Origin

C19: from Latin ingravescere to become heavier, from gravescere to grow heavy, from gravis heavy
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ingravescent in Medicine

ingravescent

(ĭn′gră-vĕsənt)
adj.
  1. Becoming increasingly severe.
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