to break out again after a period of latency or relative inactivity; become active again, as a disease
Origin of recrudesceClassical Latin recrudescere ; from re-, again + crudescere, to become harsh or raw ; from crudus, raw, crude
intransitive verbre·cru·desced, re·cru·desc·ing, re·cru·desc·es
To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.
Origin of recrudesceLatin recrūdēscere, to grow raw again : re-, re- + crūdēscere, to get worse (from crūdus, raw; see kreu&schwa;- in Indo-European roots).