orbicularis

noun
or·​bi·​cu·​lar·​is | \ ȯr-ˌbik-yə-ˈler-əs How to pronounce orbicularis (audio) \
plural orbiculares\ -​(ˌ)ēz How to pronounce orbicularis (audio) \

Medical Definition of orbicularis

: a muscle encircling an orifice

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“Orbicularis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orbicularis. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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