Re*cur"rent(-rent), a. [L. recurrens, -entis, p. pr. of recurrere: cf.F. rcurrent. See Recur.] 1. Returning from time to time; recurring; as, recurrent pains.
(Anat.) Running back toward its origin; as, a
recurrent nerve or artery.
Relapsing fever, under Relapsing. --
(Physiol.), the pulse beat which appears (when the radial artery is compressed at the wrist) on the distal side of the point of pressure through the arteries of the palm of the hand. --
(Physiol.), the sensibility manifested by the anterior, or motor, roots of the spinal cord (their stimulation causing pain) owing to the presence of sensory fibers from the corresponding sensory or posterior roots.
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