Origin: L rubescens, present participle of rubescere, to grow red from rubere, to redden from ruber, red
- rubescence noun
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Origin: Latin rubēscēns, rubēscent-, present participle of rubēscere, to grow red, inchoative of rubēre, to be red; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.
- ru·besˈcence noun
rubescent - Medical Definition