/ (ˌdɛlɪˈtɛsəns) /
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the sudden disappearance of a lesion or of the signs and symptoms of a disease
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Derived forms of delitescencedelitescent, adjective
Word Origin for delitescence
C18: from Latin dēlitēscens, present participle of dēlitēscere to lurk, from latēscere to become hidden, from latēre to be hidden; see latent
Words nearby delitescence
delirious, delirium, delirium tremens, delish, delist, delitescence, delitescent, Delium, Delius, deliver, deliverable
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How to use delitescence in a sentence
Associated words: phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming