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(sĭr′kū-lar) [L. circularis]
1. Shaped like a circle.
2. Recurrent.
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Q. Can you treat urinary incontinence by only making exercise of circular muscles? I heard the exercise help but dont know if it is enough by itself.

A. This technique you have mentioned is called "bio-feedback" and it helps many people with urinary incontinence, by raising your awareness to muscles in your body you don't usually pay attention to, thus making you able to control them better. I do not think this is an only way to treat incontinence, however with the addition of the proper medications you can find this very helpful.

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Zhang et al [23] have explicitly shown that circularity, regularity, and sharpness of the pores developed during first-step anodization of aluminum substrate improve on second-step anodization under the same anodization conditions.
Understanding the Vicious Circularity. As we have seen, Morris and Menzel, in response to the bootstrapping objection, more or less bite the bullet, conceding the circularity but insisting that it is not vicious.
The aim of the various Circularity Platforms and voluntary commitments is to develop common goals and actions for a sector as large and fragmented as the European plastics industry.
Also, 5(50%) studies reported diameter, 5(50%) reported circularity of the capsulotomy, 6(60%) reported the rate of the anterior capsule tear (complication) whereas 4(40%) did not mention any of the complications (Table 2).
The sphericity showed similar trend to that for the circularity of safflower grains, whose values reduced by approximately 1.6% (from 66.03 to 64.43%), for a moisture content range from 0.44 to 0.06 decimal d.b.
Rounded cells display circularity close to 1 and a low aspect ratio (close to 1), while more elongated cells have circularity close to 0 and a high aspect ratio (greater than 1).
Circularity in the heart-shaped CCC subgroup was significantly lower than that in the middle CCC subgroup and FLC group (Figure 5, p < 0.0001 in both cases).
The values of form factor (FF), roundness (RD), aspect ratio (AR), circularity (C), rectangularity (R) and ellipticity (E) were calculated for D.
The main objective of this work is to obtain minimum tool wear rate, maximum material removal rate and form tolerances such as circularity and cylindricity within acceptable range.
Eucharistic circularity means politicians should show their gratitude to those who put them in office by selfless public service.
Image analysis was performed using ImageJ (NIH) to determine the as-spun fiber equivalent diameter, circularity index, and roundedness.