saltatory

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adjective sal·ta·to·ry \ˈsal-tə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˈsȯl-\

Definition of saltatory

  1. 1 archaic :  of or relating to dancing

  2. 2 :  proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions :  discontinuous

1656

First Known Use of saltatory

1656

Other Dance Terms


Medical Dictionary

saltatory

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adjective sal·ta·to·ry \ˈsal-tə-ˌtōr-ē, ˈsȯl-, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of saltatory

  1. :  proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions saltatory conduction of impulses in myelinated nerve fibers


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