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circumvallate

 [ser″kum-val´āt]
surrounded by a ridge or trench, as the circumvallate papillae.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cir·cum·val·late

(ser'kŭm-val'āt),
Denoting a structure surrounded by a wall, as the circumvallate (vallate) papillae of the tongue.
[circum- + L. vallum, wall]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

circumvallate

(sûr′kəm-văl′āt′)
tr.v. circumval·lated, circumval·lating, circumval·lates
To surround with or as if with a rampart.
adj.
1. (also -ĭt) Surrounded with or as if with a rampart.
2. Anatomy Surrounded by a ridge or raised, wall-like structure.

cir′cum·val·la′tion n.
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cir·cum·val·late

(sĭr'kŭm-val'āt)
Denoting a structure surrounded by a wall, as the circumvallate (vallate) papillae of the tongue.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

circumvallate

Surrounded by a groove or by a raised ring as in the case of the circumvallate papillae on the tongue.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

cir·cum·val·late

(sĭr'kŭm-val'āt)
Denoting a structure surrounded by a wall (e.g., circumvallate [lingual] papillae).
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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