Medical Dictionary


noun cir·cum·duc·tion \ˌsər-kəm-ˈdək-shən\

Medical Definition of CIRCUMDUCTION

:  movement of a limb or extremity so that the distal end describes a circle while the proximal end remains fixed
cir·cum·duct \-ˈdəkt\ transitive verb


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