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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury;
[syn: convalescence, recuperation, recovery]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Convalescence \Con`va*les"cence\, Convalescency \Con`va*les"cen*cy\, n. [L. convalescentia: cf. F. convalescence.] The recovery of heath and strength after disease; the state of a body renewing its vigor after sickness or weakness; the time between the subsidence of a disease and complete restoration to health. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

convalescence n 1: gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury [syn: convalescence, recuperation, recovery]