circumrotate

(redirected from circumrotatory)

cir·cum·ro·tate

 (sûr′kəm-rō′tāt′)
intr.v. cir·cum·ro·tat·ed, cir·cum·ro·tat·ing, cir·cum·ro·tat·es
To turn like a wheel; revolve.

cir′cum·ro·ta′tion n.
cir′cum·ro′ta·to′ry (-tə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Corallite growth in spherical coralla was circumrotatory, and upward and outward or irregular (mixed growth orientation) in bulbous coralla.
Some bulbous coralla continued to grow upwards and outwards after circumrotatory growth (Fig.
Circumrotatory growth form in Recent and Silurian corals.