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delitescence

Pronunciation: del'i-tes'ens

Definition: Rarely used term for (1) sudden subsidence of symptoms; disappearance of a tumor or a cutaneous lesion; (2) period of incubation of an infectious disease.

[L. delitesco, to lie hidden away]

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