circulatory

adjective
cir·​cu·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˈsər-kyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce circulatory (audio) \

Definition of circulatory

: of or relating to circulation or the circulatory system circulatory failure

Examples of circulatory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His sister was directed to remove her brother from the cage for short periods of time to do limited exercises after Kubina observed Christian to have developed circulatory problems from the confinement, documents said. Meredith Colias-pete, chicagotribune.com, 29 Oct. 2021 Experts then followed the cohort for an average of 16 years to observe how many had heart attacks, strokes and other serious circulatory events, and how many of them died. Amy Woodyatt, CNN, 22 Sep. 2021 Like a cardiologist examining a middle-aged patient for circulatory issues, FDOT has set about trying to figure out just how vulnerable chunks of its strategic intermodal system really are and what should be operated on first. Mario Ariza, sun-sentinel.com, 19 Mar. 2021 By uniting the circulatory systems of young and old mice, the Conboys restored youthful molecular signatures in the aged animals and reactivated the regenerative capacity of various organs, including muscle and liver. Elie Dolgin, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 May 2021 Both are often exhausted and have circulatory problems. David Welch, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Apr. 2021 All their organs were developing as expected, along with their limbs and circulatory and nervous systems. Gina Kolata, Star Tribune, 25 Mar. 2021 House Bill 2513 would require police officers to be trained in airway, circulatory anatomy, and physiology. Tim Gruver, Washington Examiner, 9 Apr. 2021 When administered via shots in the upper arm, vaccines trigger the circulatory systems’ immune cells to making protective antibodies against a pathogen. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, 5 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of circulatory

1605, in the meaning defined above

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“Circulatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circulatory. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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circulatory

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of circulatory

: of or relating to the circulation of blood through the body

circulatory

adjective
cir·​cu·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˈsər-kyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce circulatory (audio) \

Kids Definition of circulatory

: of or relating to circulation and especially the circulation of blood in the body

circulatory

adjective
cir·​cu·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˈsər-kyə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- How to pronounce circulatory (audio) \

Medical Definition of circulatory

: of or relating to circulation or the circulatory system circulatory failure

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