orbicular

adjective
or·bic·u·lar | \ȯr-ˈbi-kyə-lər \

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orbicularly \ȯr-ˈbi-kyə-lər-lē \ adverb

First Known Use of orbicular

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orbicular

Middle English orbiculer, borrowed from Middle French & Medieval Latin; Middle French orbiculaire, borrowed from Medieval Latin orbiculāris, from Latin orbiculus "circular figure, small disk" (from orbis "disk, circle" + -culus, diminutive suffix) + -āris -ar — more at orb entry 1

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orbicular

adjective
or·bic·u·lar | \ȯr-ˈbik-yə-lər \

Medical Definition of orbicular 

: encircling a part or opening

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