per tertiam

per tertiam (intentionem)

 [per ter´she-am in-ten″she-o´nem] (L.)
by third intention (see healing).
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To note only one of many contributions: the notion of diminutio per tertiam partem will no longer be a possibility, thanks to a stunning interpretation of sixteenth-century German theorists as having misread Johannes de Muris, ca.