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circumflex

 [ser´kum-fleks]
curved like a bow.
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cir·cum·flex

(ser'kŭm-fleks),
Describing an arc of a circle or that which winds around something; denotes several anatomic structures: arteries, veins, nerves, and muscles.
[circum- + L. flexus, to bend]
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circumflex

(sûr′kəm-flĕks′)
n.
Any of several marks, especially (^), used over a vowel in certain languages or in phonetic keys to indicate quality of pronunciation.
adj.
1. Having this mark.
2. Curving around: a circumflex blood vessel.
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cir·cum·flex

(sĭr'kŭm-fleks)
Describing an arc of a circle or that which winds around something; denotes several anatomic structures: arteries, veins, nerves, and muscles.
[circum- + L. flexus, to bend]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

circumflex

Bent into the form of an arc or circle.
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