Definition Of recurrent


(of a nerve or blood vessel) turning back so as to reverse direction.

It is imperative that the needle be positioned correctly so the recurrent laryngeal and phrenic nerves are not infiltrated with medication.

occurring often or repeatedly.

she had a recurrent dream about falling

Example Of recurrent

  • A few million local men had just been awakened from their recurrent football dream and you could hear it.

  • Alex had always been an adventurous lad, and as they had grown older, he recurrently mentioned his desire to travel to India.

  • As a child I had a recurrent dream about being swallowed by a snake.

  • He admits to thinking about it recurrently and finds himself wondering ‘how Jason feels about it now.’

  • He refers to her suffering from frequent and recurrent nightmares precipitated by abuse.

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