Definition of relapser in English:

relapser

noun

  • See relapse

    • ‘A systematic review of 19 randomised trials and 3765 patients found that 33% of naive patients and 49% of relapsers achieved a sustained virological response on combination therapy.’
    • ‘Number of relapses increased the likelihood of subsequent relapses, but there were no characteristic differences between one-time relapsers and multiple relapsers.’
    • ‘Psychologists at Iowa State University assessed 174 smokers before, during and after an attempt to quit and compared high and low self-esteem abstainers and relapsers.’
    • ‘The best treatments are less clear for non-responders and relapsers.’
    • ‘The relapsers had been ill on average for 16 years versus 22 for the non-relapsers.’