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Contiguity

Contiguity

1. Contact without actual continuity, e.g., the contact of the bones entering into the formation of a cranial suture.

Compare: continuity.

2. Occurrence of two or more objects, events, or mental impressions together in space (spatial contiguity) or time (temporal contiguity).

Origin: L. Contiguus, touching, fr. Contingo, to touch


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... Add to that L. Loboli........ " Lesion progression is slow, with new lesions arising by contiguity with other lesions or through the lymphatic route (6,7). Clinically, lacaziosis manifests as keloidal lesions of solid consistency and variable ...

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