from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Tending to retrocede; moving backwards.
  • adj. Of gout, an attack in which surface symptoms such as joint inflammation disappear suddenly, and are replaced by affections of the internal organs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Disposed or likely to retrocede; -- said of diseases which go from one part of the body to another, as the gout.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relapsing; going back.


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