mi·​cro·​cir·​cu·​la·​tion | \ ˌmī-krō-ˌsər-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce microcirculation (audio) \

Definition of microcirculation

: blood circulation in the microvascular system also : the microvascular system itself

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microcirculatory \ ˌmī-​krō-​ˈsər-​kyə-​lə-​ˌtȯr-​ē How to pronounce microcirculatory (audio) \ adjective

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Recent Examples on the Web Their Antirougeurs Calm Soothing Repair Mask is said to reduce redness by supporting microcirculation and calming irritated skin. Los Angeles Times, "Rosacea treatments: 10 creams, lotions and salves that promise to save your skin," 28 Aug. 2019 Tools like a dry brush and a Japanese exfoliating mitt help rev up microcirculation and encourage gentle exfoliation, while a shimmery coffee scrub by the Australian brand Frank lends a celebratory air. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "The Best Soaks, Scrubs, and Soaps for Your Bath-Obsessed Best Friend," 8 Dec. 2017 With facial rejuvenation acupuncture, the needles are able to stimulate microcirculation in the face as well as collagen production. Alainna Lexie Beddie, New York Times, "A Holistic Facialist’s Guide to Total Wellness," 4 Jan. 2017 SkinClinical uses a collagen- and elasticity-boosting (and patented!) formula called SBD-4 that boosts the skin’s microcirculation, which in turn fights and reverses signs of aging and environmental wear. Adam Hurly, GQ, "The Best Hand Creams for a Confident Handshake," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of microcirculation

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Microcirculation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcirculation. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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mi·​cro·​cir·​cu·​la·​tion | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌsər-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce microcirculation (audio) \

Medical Definition of microcirculation

: blood circulation in the microvascular system also : the microvascular system itself

Other Words from microcirculation

microcirculatory \ ˌmī-​krō-​ˈsər-​kyə-​lə-​ˌtōr-​ē, -​ˌtȯr-​ How to pronounce microcirculatory (audio) \ adjective

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