Translation of convalescence in Spanish:


convalecencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑnvəˈlɛsəns/ /ˌkɒnvəˈlɛsns/

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    convalecencia feminine
    • It is important to remember that it is a very serious condition and that recovery and convalescence can take time - months and years, rather than weeks.
    • Adults with disability or conditions such as alcoholism may also require extended convalescence and careful discharge planning.
    • Recovery is mostly uneventful but convalescence is prolonged with generalized weakness, fatigue and depression.
    • The hospital is no longer a place for convalescence.
    • Apart from a deep cut in his left arm, he recovered quickly and was discharged from the field hospital after a week of convalescence.