Related to circumfluent: circumvallation


 (sər-kŭm′flo͞o-ənt) also cir·cum·flu·ous (-əs)
Flowing around or surrounding.
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(sərˈkʌm flu ənt)

flowing around; encompassing.
[1570–80; < Latin circumfluent- s. of circumfluēns <circumfluere to flow around. See circum-, fluent]
cir•cum′flu•ous, adj.
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