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, gen. and pl.


(ser'kyū-lŭs, -lī), [TA]
2. A circle formed by connecting arteries, veins, or nerves.
[L. dim. of circus, circle]
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, gen. and pl. circuli (sĭr'kū-lŭs, -lī) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): circle (1) .
2. A circle formed by connecting arteries, veins, or nerves.
[L. dim. of circus, circle]
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It includes rising circus stars Circulus, who will present the UK premiere of a brand new production 3.3r - an original commission developed for the Royal Shakespeare Company featuring beautiful fairy projections; magical storytelling and a breathtaking rhythmic piece combining precision juggling, glow clubs and contemporary dance.
"The resulting rationality, whether spatial or juridical, is detectable everywhere in the essential and most concrete creations of the Roman mind: vault, arch, circle (circus, circulus)--even the Roman toga ..." (Lefebvre 244).
Book III, Chapter IV of Locke's work deals with the problem of circulus in definiendo and in particular regressive definitions in the following terms: "I think it is agreed, that a definition is nothing else but the showing the meaning of one word by several other non-synonymous terms" (2: 33).
Both the arteries reach at the base of brain and form a circular arterial channel called the circulus arteriosus.
In their study on Tor putitora, they reported that maximum Ca accumulation and minimum Fe accumulation caused changes on annulus formation and the aluminium accumulation also caused brittleness in the margin of scales., Rishi and Jain (1998) reported that fish group (Cyprinus carpio) which was exposed to different level (14.5, 29, 43.5 and 58 mg L-1 test solution) of cadmium concentration, lepidont and circulus were damaged in both anterior and posterior parts of the scales.
(13) This fact is very important because it gives us a possibility to avoid circulus vitiosus, when the accentuation rule is based on splitting a word into formatives, but the list of formatives is compiled on the basis of accentuation characteristics.
The cerebral arterial circle (Circulus Arteriosus Cerebri): an anatomical study in fetus and infant samples.
Hoc autem sic erit, quasi omnes scientiae probentur argumentationibus hypotheticis coniunctis, verbi gratia: si circulus est, talis vel talis triangulus est.
As far back as in the 1658 originates the first description of the arterial ring at the base of the brain (circulus arteriosus cerebri Willisi), through the detailed description given by Tomas Willis in 1664th to date were conducted numerous studies related to this circle.