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circumjacent

(sĭr″kŭm-jās′ĕnt) [L. circumjacere, to lie (all) around, border on]
In anatomy, lying around the borders of; surrounding.
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44 Since double teeth are obviously wider than the circumjacent teeth, esthetics may be a con- cern.
The animals were euthanized at 3 months of age with a lethal injection of a mixture of ketamine hydrochloride (Dopalen--100 mg/ml; Vetbrands, Jacarei, SP, Brazil) and xylazine hydrochloride (Anasedan--20 mg/ml; Vetbrands, Jacarei, SP, Brazil), followed by decapitation and dissection of the epithelial and muscular tissues circumjacent to the maxilla.
The luminous detail, meanwhile, "give[s] one a sudden insight into circumjacent conditions, into their causes, their effects, into sequence, and law" (Prose 22), and takes the onus of rhetorical contrivance away from its presenter:
His detailed map of "Shegnecto [Chignecto] Bay and the Circumjacent Country" produced in the same year shows the "Coal Cliffs" (Fig.
From circumjacent hillsides, untiring summer hangs perpetually in terraces of vivid verdure; and, embossed with old mosses, convent and castle nestle in valley and glen.
The robust, gear-less motor consists of four parts: The piezo ceramic, the circumjacent aluminum frame (resonator), a clip fixed at the flame, and the connection cables.
Giving the United Nations ultimate jurisdiction over the so-called "global commons"--which includes most prominently the oceans but is also intended to mean the atmosphere, the electromagnetic spectrum, and even circumjacent outer space--is a very high priority item for the internationalist set.
The appearance of the circumjacent country had been preparing me for the change of scene, which was to greet me, when I reached the coast.
3) in the Z stanza, arzunite should be arzrunite; (4) in the M stanza, there is no MJ bigram ("might place the circumjacent gymkhana firmly in the community column .
In earlier periods they had functioned as negative mechanisms by which a ruler simply forbade attacks upon a religious house and its circumjacent space.
At the beginning of the century, the area's sole occupants lived on the few fincas (estates) that were circumjacent to the dense selva.
Since fused teeth are obviously wider than the circumjacent teeth, esthetics may be a concern.