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orbicular

 [or-bik´u-lar]
circular; rounded.

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]

orbicular

/or·bic·u·lar/ (or-bik´u-ler) circular; rounded.

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.

orbicular

[ôrbik′yələr]
Etymology: L, orbiculus, little circle
pertaining to something round.

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]

orbicular

1. Circular or spherical.
2. Circular and flat.

orbicular

rounded.

orbicular

circular; rounded.
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Moreover, the mode of development seems to be similar between exine and orbicular wall (Christensen et al.
The specimen comes from a remote swampy area on the north shore of Lake Superior about 45 km north of Marathon, Ontario, the only known occurrence of orbicular ijolite.
when the design of four parts--such as Laval pipe section, rotatable outer shell, narrow orbicular channel section, and gyrators section--is logical, it is suitable for the preparation of microencapsulated particles by RESS.
In general, trifoliate pinnules are composed of a main pinnule of various lengths to which are basally attached two symmetrically-placed, smaller, orbicular pinnules, maximally 3 cm in length.
It is distinguished by swollen root-bearing nodes along the rhizomes, and the centrally peltate large orbicular leaves.
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circular, triangular, quadrangular, orbicular, oval, and every way curiously and chargeably conceited: there he hath made walks, hedges and arbours.
Normally, in September, scads of pale violet-colored blooms stand above the curvaceous, orbicular blades and bloated petioles of water iris leaves.
The trunk vertebrae exhibit features characteristic of Rhinocheilus lecontei as enumerated by Hill (1971), namely flat zygosphenes in anterior view; obovate to oval prezygapophysial faces; thick neural spines (within the colubrines) that are also flat dorsally, overhanging centra posteriorly, with indented anterior and posterior edges; short centra, no epizygapophysial spines; depressed neural arches; round to slightly compressed cotyla; postzygapophysial faces that are obovate to orbicular, strongly developed hemal keels and subcentral ridges, and swollen, very flat accessory processes.
Regarding shape, grass phytoliths are either unlobed (including orbicular, square, rectangular and trapeziform shapes) or lobed (with sinuous margins).
the work curves of torques generated by blades were modeled taking into account the speed of resistance airflow, which appears when the blade moves in orbicular trajectory.
Sori discrete, orbicular, with peltate indusia or exindusiate, placed in 1-4 rows on each side of costa (Cyclopeltis, Dracoglossum) or sporangia acrostichoid, covering entire lamina of the contracted fertile leaf (Lomariopsis).