Definition of circus movement
1 : involuntary circling in one direction due to injury to the central nervous system, especially to the cerebellum or the semicircular canals — compare nystagmus
2 : movement of a wave of excitation through excitable tissue in such a manner that it makes and repeats more or less indefinitely a complete circuit back to the point of origin, considered to be a possible cause of auricular fibrillation in humans
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Origin and Etymology of circus movement
Latin circus (circle)
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