A large muscle in the front of the abdomen that assists in regular breathing movements, supports the muscles of the spine while a person lifts something, and keeps the intestines and other abdominal organs in place.
To recover health and strength. Also known as convalesce.
To occur again; to return. For example, a symptom, sign, or disease can recur.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission. The reappearance of cancer cells at the same site or in another location is a form of recurrence.
- Recurrence risk
The chance that a disease will strike again. In medical genetics, the chance that an inherited disease that is present in a family will recur in that family, affecting another person or persons.
Appearing or occurring again. For example, a recurrent fever is a fever that has returned after an intermission, a recrudescent fever.