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con·ti·nu·i·ty

(kon'ti-nū'i-tē),
Absence of interruption, a succession of parts intimately united, for example, the unbroken conjunction of cells and structures that make up a single bone of the skull. Compare: contiguity.
[L. continuus, continued]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

continuity of care

Medspeak-UK
A generic term referring to non-disruption of care provided to a patient in the UK throughout his/her care journey.

Medspeak-US
A general term for the uninterrupted management of a patient who passes from one doctor to another.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·ti·nu·i·ty

(kon'ti-nū'i-tē)
Absence of interruption, a succession of parts intimately united, e.g., the unbroken conjunction of cells and structures that make up a single bone of the skull.
Compare: contiguity
[L. continuus, continued]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

continuity

the principle in taxonomy that continued usage of a particular scientific name should have priority over date of publication. Normally in scientific classification the date of publication has priority.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Continuity

Uninterrupted and successive.
Mentioned in: Tai Chi
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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