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annular

 [an´u-ler]
ring-shaped.

an·u·lar

(an'yū-lar),
Ring-shaped.
Synonym(s): annular

annular

/an·nu·lar/ (an´u-ler) ring-shaped.

annular

See anular.

annular

Arranged in a ring; ring-like.

an·u·lar

(an'yŭ-lăr)
Ring shaped.
Synonym(s): annular.

annular

Ring-shaped. Mainly used to refer to anything that encircles a hollow tube of organ as in the case of an annular cancer of the colon.

annular

(of plants) ring-shaped, as in annular thickening of XYLEM vessels.

an·u·lar

, annular (anyū-lăr)
Ring-shaped.

annular

ring-shaped.

annular dermatitis
inflammation and crusting in an annular pattern is characteristic of dermatophytosis (ringworm), particularly in pigs.
annular vessel of eye
a loop of the hyaloid artery which encircles the margin of the optic cup during development of the eye.
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That is, the center of the Moon's shadow - known as the antumbra during an annular eclipse - will juuuust miss the Earth and instead pass scant kilometers above the Antarctic continent," read the explanation on the Web site.
Numerical Investigation of Swirling Flow in Annular Diffusers With a Rotating Hub Installed at the Exit of Hydraulic Machines", Journal of Fluids Engineering, Trans.
First, it drives the nucleus pulposus posteriorly against the posterior annular fibers.
At the same time, warm ocean surface temperatures along the equator cause the tropical and subtropical atmospheric belts to move toward the equator, generating a 'negative' phase of the Southern Annular Mode.
The objective of this study was to assess the relative withdrawal capacity of annular, helical, and smooth shank nails in single nail and multinail connections under nominally identical laboratory conditions.
The first account of an annular eclipse seems to have been given by Sosigenes the Peripatetic (second century AD), as reported by Simplicius in his commentary to Aristotle's De Caelo.
The annular solar eclipse, often called ''a ring of fire'' eclipse, visible on the Pacific coast side of in southwestern to northeastern Japan, continued for around four to five minutes.
In parts of Northern California and Southern Oregon, an annular eclipse will be visible in the early evening on Sunday.
The event known as an annular solar eclipse originating from the Latin "annulus," meaning "little ring" should be visible in its full glory from much of Asia, the Pacific region and some of western North America, provided the weather stays clear.
They'll see the first annular solar eclipse over the U.
The Micro-Magnetic Crawler (MMC) is a remotely controlled robotic direct inspection tool capable of collecting critical visual, environmental and pipeline thickness data from within the annular space of cased pipe to allow utilities to develop risk models.
A BOP stack consists of two types of BOPs, annular BOP and ram BOP.