per contiguum per con·tig·u·um (pər kən-tĭg’yōō-əm)
By or through contiguity, as in the spread of infection or inflammation between adjacent structures.
- Per continuum
per continuum per con·tin·u·um (pər kən-tĭn’yōō-əm) adv. By or through continuity, as in the spread of infection or inflammation from one part to another through continuous tissue.
[per kyoo r-ee-am] /pər ˈkyʊər iˌæm/ adjective, Law. 1. noting an action taken by the court as a whole, especially an anonymous opinion of the whole court, as contrasted with an opinion delivered in the name of a particular judge.
[per kon-truh; Latin per kohn-trah] /pər ˈkɒn trə; Latin pɛr ˈkoʊn trɑ/ adverb 1. on the other hand; on the contrary. /ˈpɜː ˈkɒntrə/ adverb 1. on the contrary
[per-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-] /pərˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-/ adjective, Botany. 1. extending through the entire length, as a midrib through a leaf.