vorticose
adjective Date: 1783 archaic vortical

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  • Vorticose — Vor ti*cose , a. [L. vorticosus.] Vortical; whirling; as, a vorticose motion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vorticose — [vôrt′ə kōs΄] adj. [L vorticosus < vortex: see VORTEX] whirling; vortical …   English World dictionary

  • vorticose — vorticosely, adv. /vawr ti kohs /, adj. vortical; whirling. [1775 85; < L vorticosus eddying. See VORTICAL, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vorticose — adjective vortical …   Wiktionary

  • vorticose — Arranged in a whorl. [L. vorticosus, fr. vortex, a whorl] …   Medical dictionary

  • vorticose — vor·ti·cose …   English syllables

  • vorticose — /ˈvɔtəkoʊs/ (say vawtuhkohs) adjective vortical; whirling. {Latin vorticōsus, from vortex vortex} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vorticose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vorticose veins — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae vorticosae GraySubject = 225 GrayPage = 1010 Caption = The veins of the choroid. (Venae vorticosae labeled though difficult to see at center.) Caption2 = Diagram of the blood vessels of the eye, as seen… …   Wikipedia

  • vorticose vein — vor·ti·cose vein .vȯrt ə .kōs n VENA VORTICOSA …   Medical dictionary

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