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.
- Recurrent aphthous ulcers
recurrent aphthous ulcers pl.n. See canker sore.
- Recurrent artery
recurrent artery n. An artery with its origin in the radial artery that ascends around the lateral side of the elbow joint; radial recurrent artery. An artery that is a branch of the anterior tibial artery and ascends to supply the front and sides of the knee joint; anterior tibial recurrent artery. An artery that […]
- Recurrent canker sores
recurrent canker sores pl.n. See recurrent ulcerative stomatitis.
noun, Pathology. 1. relapsing fever. relapsing fever noun, Pathology. 1. one of a group of fevers characterized by relapses, occurring in many tropical countries, and caused by several species of spirochetes transmitted by several species of lice and ticks. recurrent fever noun 1. another name for relapsing fever relapsing fever noun 1. any of various […]