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qui·es·cent / kwēˈesnt; kwī-/ • adj. in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy: strikes were headed by groups of workers who had previously been quiescent quiescent ulcerative colitis.DERIVATIVES: qui·es·cence n.qui·es·cent·ly adv.

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quiescent XVII. — L. quiēscēns, -ent-, prp. of quiēscere be still, f. quiēs quiet; see -ENT.

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quiescent (kwi-es-ĕnt) adj. describing a disease that is in an inactive or undetectable phase.