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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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Effects of exposure to a circularly polarized 50-Hz magnetic field on plasma and pineal melatonin levels in rats.
In this paper, it is shown that these limitations can be removed by replacing the powerful permanent magnet by a circularly polarized beam of electromagnetic radiation.
From the observation of the afterglow of GRB 121024A it turns out that the light is not only linearly polarized-it propagates in one plane-but also circularly polarized-it propagates around an axis and follows a path like a corkscrew.
These regions--called focal conic domains--twist the reflected light to make it circularly polarized.
Within this reflection region, right circularly polarized light is reflected by a right-handed helix, whereas left circularly polarized light is transmitted.
The Cs atoms in the vapor are optically pumped by a circularly polarized light beam, oriented at 45[degrees] to the magnetic field.
The decision to emphasize intermittent field exposure and to use circularly polarized fields was based on previous research indicating that such exposure is associated with alterations in human physiology (10,19,20) and also on rodent research reporting that circularly polarized fields are more effective than linearly polarized fields in reducing nocturnal concentrations of the pineal hormone melatonin (21).
Cohen not only knocks down a straw man, then, she makes no mention of th on-going theoretical debates about the nature of ethnicity, and, at one point, even defines ethnic identity circularly as "a sense of connection with one's ethnic group.
To create modern 3-D effects, movie theaters use linearly or circularly polarized light.
This charge difference causes positrons to emit the opposite sense of circularly polarized radio emission, which Fleishman and his colleagues used to distinguish them.
If light is circularly polarized, its waves travel in a corkscrew pattern and rotate either clockwise or counterclockwise as the wave's electric field sweeps out a spiral.
The emitted laser beam is widened by 50% by means of a telescope and afterwards circularly polarised by means of a quarter-lambda mirror.