Definition of Convalescents

1. Noun. (plural of convalescent) ¹



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Definition of Convalescents

1. convalescent [n] - See also: convalescent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convalescents

conus medullaris
conusable
conusant
conusor
conusors
convalesce
convalesced
convalescence
convalescences
convalescencies
convalescency
convalescent
convalescent carrier
convalescent serum
convalescently
convalescents (current term)
convalesces
convalescing
convalidation
convalidations
convallamarin
convallaria
convallarin
convect
convected
convecting
convection
convection cell
convection cells
convectional

Literary usage of Convalescents

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"Sullivan for the whole of my force to move to Jack- eon, with two days' rations — reserving only the convalescents for guard-duty ; and to notify the ..."

2. Supplementary Despatches and Memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Richard Wellesley Wellington (1871)
"There can be no objection, under the sanction of the staff-surgeon, to employ the convalescents in keeping the town, &c., in a decent state; ..."

3. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1880)
"The power to influence those in charge of convalescents was exceptional; therefore, although rules might be formulated, it was difficult to ensure their ..."

4. Diet and Dietetics by Armand Gautier, Alfred James Rice-Oxley (1906)
"Diet of convalescents.—The losses incurred by the organism in the course of ... But it must be given with prudence : convalescents often suffer from a ..."

5. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1858)
"a board, now, the care and experience of the surgeons were engaged to moderate tho martial ardour of convalescents. Hence, it happened that in the spring of ..."

6. Health at School: Considered in Its Mental, Moral, and Physical Aspects by Clement Dukes (1905)
"If the subject of a " Convalescent Department" for the treatment of convalescents after infectious illness were mentioned to the masters of most schools ..."

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