pl. of annulus.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • annulus — /ˈænjələs/ (say anyuhluhs) noun (plural annuli /ˈænjəlaɪ/ (say anyuhluy) or annuluses) a ring; a ringlike part, band, or space. {Latin, variant of ānulus ring} …   Australian English dictionary

  • annulus — [an′yo͞o ləs, an′yələs] n. pl. annuli [an′yo͞olī΄, an′yəlī΄] or annuluses [L annulus, for anulus: see ANNULAR] any ring or ringlike part, mark, etc …   English World dictionary

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