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delitescence

/ (ˌdɛlɪˈtɛsəns) /
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noun

the sudden disappearance of a lesion or of the signs and symptoms of a disease

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delitescent, adjective
C18: from Latin dēlitēscens, present participle of dēlitēscere to lurk, from latēscere to become hidden, from latēre to be hidden; see latent
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  • Associated words: phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence.

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