that recurs; occurring or appearing again, especially repeatedly or periodically.
Anatomy. turned back so as to run in a reverse direction, as a nerve, artery, branch, etc.
happening or tending to happen again or repeatedly
(anatomy) (of certain nerves, branches of vessels, etc) turning back, so as to run in the opposite direction

recurrent re·cur·rent (rĭ-kûr’ənt, -kŭr’-)

Occurring or appearing again or repeatedly.

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


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