contiguity


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con·ti·gu·i·ty

, spatial contiguity (kon'ti-gyū'i-tē),
1. Contact without actual continuity, for example, 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).
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

contiguity

/con·ti·gu·i·ty/ (kon″tĭ-gu´ĭ-te) contact or close proximity.

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
1. Contact without structural 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 or time.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]

con·ti·gu·i·ty

(kon'ti-gyū'i-tē)
Contact without actual continuity.
[L. contiguus, touching, fr. contingo, to touch]
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