per continuum per con·tin·u·um (pər kən-tĭn’yōō-əm)
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.
[per-kuhs] /pərˈkʌs/ verb (used with object) 1. Medicine/Medical. to strike or tap for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. 2. to strike (something) so as to shake or cause a shock to. verb (used without object) 3. Medicine/Medical. to strike the surface of a part of the body for diagnostic purposes. /pəˈkʌs/ verb (transitive) 1. to strike […]