transilient[tran sil′ē ənt, -sil′yənt; -zil′-]
transilient definition by Webster's New World
passing abruptly or leaping from one thing, condition, etc. to another
Origin: Classical Latin transiliens, present participle of transilire, to leap across ; from trans-, trans- plush salire: see salient
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- transilience noun
transilient - Medical Definition
Jumping across; passing over. Used especially of the cortical association fibers in the brain that pass between nonadjacent convolutions.