Meaning of convalescent

con•va•les•cent

Pronunciation: (kon"vu-les'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. convalescing.
  2. of or pertaining to convalescence or convalescing persons.
—n.
  1. a person who is convalescing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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