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orbicular

 [or-bik´u-lar]
circular; rounded.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

or·bic·u·lar

(or-bik'yū-lăr),
Similar in form to an orb; circular in form.
[L. orbiculus, a small disk, dim. of orbis, circle]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

orbicular

(ôr-bĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Circular or spherical.
2. Botany Circular and flat. Used especially of leaves.

or·bic′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
or·bic′u·lar·ly adv.
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or·bic·u·lar

(ōr-bik'yū-lăr)
Similar in form to an orb; circular in form.
[L. orbiculus, a small disk, dim. of orbis, circle]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

orbicular

1. Circular or spherical.
2. Circular and flat.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

orbicular

rounded.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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