recur rent

recurrent

[ri-kur-uhnt, -kuhr-]
adjective
1.
that recurs; occurring or appearing again, especially repeatedly or periodically.
2.
Anatomy. turned back so as to run in a reverse direction, as a nerve, artery, branch, etc.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin recurrent- (stem of recurrēns), present participle of recurrere to run back, equivalent to recurr(ere) (see recur) + -ent- -ent

recurrently, adverb
unrecurrent, adjective
unrecurrently, adverb


1. repeated; persistent, intermittent.
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recurrent (rɪˈkʌrənt)
 
adj
1.  happening or tending to happen again or repeatedly
2.  anatomy (of certain nerves, branches of vessels, etc) turning back, so as to run in the opposite direction
 
re'currently
 
adv
 
re'currence
 
n

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recurrent re·cur·rent (rĭ-kûr'ənt, -kŭr'-)
adj.

  1. Occurring or appearing again or repeatedly.

  2. Turning in a reverse direction. Used of blood vessels and nerves.

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