Definition of Recurrence

1. Noun. Happening again (especially at regular intervals). "The return of spring"

Exact synonyms: Return
Generic synonyms: Repeat, Repetition
Specialized synonyms: Atavism, Reversion, Throwback, Flashback
Derivative terms: Recur, Recurrent



Definition of Recurrence

1. n. The act of recurring, or state of being recurrent; return; resort; recourse.

Definition of Recurrence

1. Noun. Return or reversion to a certain state. ¹

2. Noun. The instance of recurring; frequent occurrence. ¹

3. Noun. A return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease. ¹

4. Noun. Recourse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recurrence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Recurrence

1. The point when cancer cells from the primary tumour are detected following the primary treatment for the cancer. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recurrence

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recurrent albuminuria
recurrent aphthous stomatitis
recurrent aphthous ulcers
recurrent appendicitis
recurrent artery
recurrent artery of Heubner
recurrent caries
recurrent central retinitis

Literary usage of Recurrence

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1. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"(b) This specific return to the beginning, or, more properly, this recurrence of the first thematic member as a distinctive trait of the 3-Part forms, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Cancer Infection and Cancer recurrence: A Danger to Avoid in Cancer Operations.—RYALL (Lancet, 1907, ii, 1311) believes that the usual cause of recurrence ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"recurrence presents as a deep lump below the middle of the clavicle and is sometimes ... This type of recurrence is frequently seen by surgeons who do not ..."

4. The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science by Henri Poincaré (1913)
"The essential characteristic of reasoning by recurrence is that v it contains, ... We see, then, that in reasoning by recurrence we confine ourselves to ..."

5. The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science by Henri Poincaré, George Bruce Halsted (1913)
"The essential characteristic of reasoning by recurrence is that it ... We see, then, that in reasoning by recurrence we confine ourselves to stating the ..."

6. The Larger Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Explanation of the by Percy Goetschius (1915)
"THE SECOND recurrence (OR DA CAPO) or THE PRIN. THEME. 106. The final da capo, in the Second Rondo form, is generally a complete re-statement of ..."

7. The Larger Forms of Musical Composition by Percy Goetschius (1915)
"THE SECOND recurrence (OR DA CAPO) OF THE PRIN. THEME. 106. The final da capo, in the Second Rondo form, is generally a complete re-statement of the Prin. ..."

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