sal·ta·to·ry adjective \ˈsal-tə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˈsȯl-\
archaic : of or relating to dancing
: proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions : discontinuous
First Known Use of SALTATORY
sal·ta·to·ry adjective \ˈsal-tə-ˌtōr-ē, ˈsȯl-, -ˌtȯr-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions <saltatory conduction of impulses in myelinated nerve fibers>
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