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 ulcerative stomatitis
recurrent ulcerative stomatitis n. An oral disease characterized by recurrent appearance of single or multiple painful ulcers having a grayish-yellow coating and surrounded by a narrow zone of inflammation. Also called recurrent canker sores.
adjective 1. occurring or appearing again. verb (used without object), recurred, recurring. 1. to occur again, as an event, experience, etc. 2. to return to the mind: The idea kept recurring. 3. to come up again for consideration, as a question. 4. to have recourse. verb (intransitive) -curs, -curring, -curred 1. to happen again, esp […]
noun 1. Mathematics. repeating decimal. recurring decimal noun 1. a rational number that contains a pattern of digits repeated indefinitely after the decimal point Also called circulating decimal, repeating decimal recurring decimal (rĭ-kûr’ĭng) See repeating decimal.
adjective 1. occurring or appearing again.