recidivation


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recidivation

 [re-sid″ĭ-va´shun]
relapse, recurrence, or repetition, as of a disease or condition or of a pattern of behavior, particularly a criminal act.

re·cid·i·va·tion

(rē-sid'i-vā'shŭn),
Relapse of a disease, a symptom, or a behavioral pattern (for example, an illegal activity for which one was previously imprisoned).
[L. recidivus, falling back, recurring, fr. recido, to fall back]

recidivation

/re·cid·i·va·tion/ (re-sid″ĭ-va´shun) relapse, recurrence, or repetition, as of a disease or condition or of a pattern of behavior, particularly a criminal act.

re·cid·i·va·tion

(rĕ-sid'i-vā'shŭn)
Relapse of a disease, a symptom, or a behavioral pattern such as an illegal activity for which one was previously imprisoned.
[L. recidivus, falling back, recurring, fr. recido, to fall back]

re·cid·i·va·tion

(rĕ-sid'i-vā'shŭn)
Relapse of a disease or behavioral pattern.
[L. recidivus, falling back, recurring, fr. recido, to fall back]

recidivation

the relapse or recurrence of a disease.