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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Healing over in one portion while continuing to advance in another.

Usage examples (15)
  • Some fingers of it had even spread up onto his cheeks in a serpiginous margin.
  • In one case a remarkable symmetrical serpiginous ulceration developed in the area of distribution of the cutaneous branches of the external popliteal nerve on the outer...
  • Bed-sores in sacral region developed during the first two days, and seventeen days later well-developed serpiginous trophic sores developed on the outer side of each leg...
  • Several groups may coalesce, and a serpiginous tract result for more
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