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circumferential

(sĕr″kŭm-fĕr-ĕn′shăl)
1. Encircling.
2. Pert. to the periphery or circumference of an object or body.
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Three-dimensional FE analyses are conducted for the circumferentially cracked pipes with different crack geometries and material properties.
Further works are required for both one-direction aligned and circumferentially oriented fibers to improve scaffold architecture and mechanics.
The mean stiffness ([+ or -] SEM) of hagfish skins pulled longitudinally (E = 45.5 [+ or -] 5.35 MPa) was significantly greater than--about twice that--of skins pulled circumferentially (E = 26.65 [+ or -] 2.71 MPa) (paired t-test: [t.sub.9] = 3.22; P = 0.010).
In the second one, pre-stressing was applied circumferentially along the edges of panel.
The tape, which is 5 mm in width, is circumferentially placed close to the internal os and the 'purse string' tightened to occlude the cervico/ uterine arteries.
The skin proximal to the wound was undermined with curved scissors until approximately 4 cm of skin was freed circumferentially (Figure 2).
Some operators later began repairing non-leaking anomalies by simply compressing steel sleeves circumferentially over the damaged area after applying an epoxy adhesive between the split sleeve's interior surface and the pipe exterior surface, filling all void in the pipeline's exterior wall.
The major possible causes include long-term useadhesive sheaths circumferentially wrapping loops of small bowel giving the shape of cocoons in the abdomen (a).
Wall thickness for each section was measured through micrometry, circumferentially at eight different places along the planes at 45o to each other and then their mean taken as a reading for the respective artery.
Black esophagus is a rare disease characterized by circumferentially appearing necrosis of the distal esophagus that extends proximally and may involve the entire length of the organ.
It measures just three millimeter in diameter, and most of that cross-section is rugged jacketing designed to ensure performance in harsh environments.The probe lies at the bottom of the pipe, which is typically the slowest region, circumferentially speaking, to heat.
SEL is a condition in which an abnormal excess adipose tissue is deposited circumferentially around the spinal cord in the epidural space.