orbicular
adjective Etymology: Middle English orbiculer, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French orbiculaire, from Late Latin orbicularis, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis Date: 15th century spherical, circularorbicularly adverb

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  • orbicular — ORBICULÁR, Ă, orbiculari, e, adj. Rotund, globular. ♦ (Substantivat, m.) Muşchi de formă circulară care înconjură pleoapele şi buzele, determinând, prin contracţie, închiderea şi deschiderea acestora. – Din fr. orbiculaire, lat. orbicularis.… …   Dicționar Român

  • orbicular — adj. anat. Circular. Medical Dictionary. 2011. orbicular circular o redondeado. Con forma de toroide …   Diccionario médico

  • orbicular — adjetivo 1. Que describe una órbita: movimiento orbicular. 2. Uso/registro: elevado. Que es de forma circular o redonda: cuerpo orbicular, figura orbicular. Área: anatomía …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Orbicular — Or*bic u*lar, a. [L. orbicularis, fr. orbiculus, dim. of orbis orb: cf. F. orbiculaire.] Resembling or having the form of an orb; spherical; circular; orbiculate. {Or*bic u*lar*ly}, adv. {Or*bic u*lar*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] Orbicular as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orbicular — (adj.) round, circular, spherical, mid 15c., from L.L. orbicularis circular, orbicular, from L. orbiculus, dim. of orbis circle (see ORB (Cf. orb)). Related: Orbicularity …   Etymology dictionary

  • orbicular — (Del lat. orbiculāris). adj. Redondo o circular. ☛ V. músculo orbicular …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Orbicular — Orbicular, lat. deutsch, kreisrund …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • orbicular — adj. 2 g. 1. Que tem forma de orbe. = CIRCULAR, ESFÉRICO, GLOBULAR 2.  [Anatomia] Que contorna alguma coisa. • s. m. 3. Músculo que se situa à volta das pálpebras.   ‣ Etimologia: latim orbicularis, e …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • orbicular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) technical having the shape of a flat ring or disc. 2) literary spherical or rounded …   English terms dictionary

  • orbicular — [ôr bik′yo͞olit, ôr bik′yəlit, ôr bik′yo͞olāt΄, ôr bik′yəlāt΄ôr bik′yo͞o lər, ôr bik′yələr] adj. [ME orbiculer < LL orbicularis < L orbiculus, dim. of orbis, a circle] 1. in the form of an orb; spherical or circular 2. Bot. round and flat,… …   English World dictionary

  • orbicular — (Del lat. orbicularis.) ► adjetivo 1 Que tiene forma redonda o circular. ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino 2 ANATOMÍA Se aplica al músculo circular que rodea la boca y al que rodea el orificio palpebral. ► sustantivo masculino 3 ANATOMÍA… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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