solution of contiguity n.
A dislocation or displacement of two normally contiguous parts.
- Solution of continuity
solution of continuity n. A division of bones or of soft parts that are normally continuous, as by a fracture, a laceration, or an incision. Also called dieresis.
noun, Chemistry. 1. any admixture to a substance for promoting or increasing its solubility or that of one or more of its components.
adjective 1. Archaeology. of or designating an Upper Paleolithic European culture c18,000–16,000 b.c., characterized by the making of stone projectile points and low-relief stone sculptures. adjective 1. of or relating to an Upper Palaeolithic culture of Europe that was characterized by leaf-shaped flint blades Solutrean also Solutrian (sə-l’trē-ən) Relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture in […]
adjective 1. capable of being solved, as a problem. 2. Mathematics. (of a group) having a normal series of subgroups in which successive quotient groups are Abelian. 3. Archaic. soluble (def 1). adjective 1. another word for soluble (sense 1)