ingravescent

/ɪngrəˈvɛsənt/ (say ingruh'vesuhnt)

adjective
increasing in severity, as a disease.
{Latin ingravescens, present participle, growing heavier}
ingravescence, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • ingravescent — [in΄grə ves′ənt] adj. 〚L ingravescens, prp. of ingravescere, to become heavier, grow worse < in , IN 1 + gravis, heavy, severe, GRAVE1〛 Now Rare becoming more and more severe, as a disease * * * …   Universalium

  • ingravescent — [in΄grə ves′ənt] adj. [L ingravescens, prp. of ingravescere, to become heavier, grow worse < in , IN 1 + gravis, heavy, severe, GRAVE1] Now Rare becoming more and more severe, as a disease …   English World dictionary

  • ingravescent — Increasing in severity. [L. ingravesco, to grow heavier, fr. gravis, heavy] * * * adj. gradually increasing in severity. * * * in·gra·ves·cent (in″grə vesґənt) [L. in upon + gravesci to grow heavy] gradually increasing in severity …   Medical dictionary

  • ingravescent — adj. (Medicine) worsening, becoming more severe (of a disease) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ingravescent — in·gra·ves·cent …   English syllables

  • ingravescent — adj. gradually increasing in severity …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ingravescent —   a. continually becoming more severe …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ingravescent — adj. Med. (of a disease etc.) growing worse. Derivatives: ingravescence n. Etymology: L ingravescere (as IN (2), gravescere grow heavy f. gravis heavy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Постепенно Ухудшающийся (Ingravescent) — постепенно усиливающийся (о болезни). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ПОСТЕПЕННО УХУДШАЮЩИЙСЯ — (ingravescent) постепенно усиливающийся (о болезни) …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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