[ kon-ti-gyoo-i-tee ]
/ ˌkɒn tɪˈgyu ɪ ti /

noun, plural con·ti·gu·i·ties.

the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity.
a series of things in continuous connection; a continuous mass or extent.

Origin of contiguity

From the Late Latin word contiguitās, dating back to 1635–45. See contiguous, -ity

Related forms

non·con·ti·gu·i·ty, noun, plural non·con·ti·gu·i·ties. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for contiguity


[ kŏn′tĭ-gyōōĭ-tē ]


The state of being contiguous.
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