circumduction

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cir·cum·duc·tion

 (sûr′kəm-dŭk′shən)
n.
The circular movement of a limb such that the distal end of the limb delineates an arc.

[Latin circumductiō, circumductiōn-, act of leading around, from circumductus, past participle of circumdūcere, to lead around : circum-, circum- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

circumduction

(ˌsɜːkəmˈdʌkʃən)
n
1. the action of turning anything on its axis
2. the action of leading on a circuitous course
3. Scots law the sentence of declaring the time period over for giving evidence
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circumduction - a circular movement of a limb or eye
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
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cir·cum·duc·tion

n. circunducción, movimiento circular de una parte del cuerpo tal como el ojo o alguna extremidad.
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1:16: "Secundo si linea, a, b, remanente puncto a, immobili circumduceretur quousque b, veniret in c, ortus est triangulus, si perficitur circumductio quousque b, redeat ad initium ubi incepit fit circulus.