Definitions

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  • n. The act of a patient turning himself or herself.
  • n. A relapse, or return of a disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of a patient turning himself.
  • n. A relapse, or return of a disease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine: The act of a patient in turning himself, Return of a disease; relapse.
  • n. In rhetoric, the use of insertion or parenthesis; return to the subject after parenthesis.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek to turn round or back.

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