/ (ˌdɛlɪˈtɛsəns) /
Save This Word!
the sudden disappearance of a lesion or of the signs and symptoms of a disease
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Example sentences from the Web for delitescence
Associated words: phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming