circulus


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cir·cu·lus

, gen. and pl.

cir·cu·li

(ser'kyū-lŭs, -lī), [TA]
2. A circle formed by connecting arteries, veins, or nerves.
[L. dim. of circus, circle]

circulus

/cir·cu·lus/ (-lus) pl. cir´culi   [L.] a circle.

cir·cu·lus

, gen. and pl. circuli (sĭr'kū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): circle (1) .
2. A circle formed by connecting arteries, veins, or nerves.
[L. dim. of circus, circle]

circulus

see circle.

circulus arteriosus cerebri
the ring of arteries which serves as the major source of blood supply to the brain; a circle around the stalk of the pituitary gland ventral to thalamus; previously called circle of Willis.
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First-year marine (M1) scale growth was estimated as the distance from the center of the space between the last freshwater and first marine circulus to the outer edge of the first marine annulus.
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Caelum circulus, quinimmo, ut scribit Plotinus, ideo caelum circulus, quia animus eius circulus est.
1), whereas other species possess a single circulus (Williams & Gra nara de Willink 1992).
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The total length of the postsmolt growth zone was also extracted (MZL, marine zone length), which was the distance from the freshwater-marine transition, starting at the last freshwater circulus to the outer edge of the scale.