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orbicular

adjective or·bic·u·lar \r-ˈbi-kyə-lər\

Definition of ORBICULAR

or·bic·u·lar·ly \-ˈbi-kyə-lər-lē\ adverb

Origin of ORBICULAR

Middle English orbiculer, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French orbiculaire, from Late Latin orbicularis, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis
First Known Use: 15th century

orbicular

adjective or·bic·u·lar \r-ˈbik-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ORBICULAR

:  encircling a part or opening

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