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orbicular
orbicular leaf

or·bic·u·lar

 (ôr-bĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Circular or spherical.
2. Botany Circular and flat. Used especially of leaves.

[Middle English orbiculer, from Old French orbiculaire, from Late Latin orbiculāris, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis, circle, disk; see orbh- in Indo-European roots.]

or·bic′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
or·bic′u·lar·ly adv.

orbicular

(ɔːˈbɪkjʊlə) ,

orbiculate

or

orbiculated

adj
1. circular or spherical
2. (Botany) (of a leaf or similar flat part) circular or nearly circular
3. rare rounded or total
orbicularity n
orˈbicularly adv

or•bic•u•lar

(ɔrˈbɪk yə lər)

adj.
circular; spherical.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin orbiculāris circular = Latin orbicul(us) small disk (orbi(s) orb + -culus -cle1) + -āris -ar1]
or•bic`u•lar′i•ty, n.
or•bic′u•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.orbicular - circular or nearly circular
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
2.orbicular - having the shape of a sphere or ballorbicular - having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey
circular, round - having a circular shape
Translations

or·bic·u·lar

a. orbicular, circular;
___ ciliaris___ de los párpados;
___ musclemúsculo ___, rodea una pequeña abertura tal como la de la boca;
___ oris___ de los labios.
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I saw when at his Word the formless Mass, This worlds material mould, came to a heap: Confusion heard his voice, and wilde uproar Stood rul'd, stood vast infinitude confin'd; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shon, and order from disorder sprung: Swift to thir several Quarters hasted then The cumbrous Elements, Earth, Flood, Aire, Fire, And this Ethereal quintessence of Heav'n Flew upward, spirited with various forms, That rowld orbicular, and turnd to Starrs Numberless, as thou seest, and how they move; Each had his place appointed, each his course, The rest in circuit walles this Universe.
(41) En 1980, Sanes e Ison (citados por Leon-Sarmiento y colaboradores) (18) hallaron un periodo silente en el RP; Eleck y su grupo (citados por Leon-Sarmiento y colaboradores) (18), refinando la metodologia, encontraron luego dos periodos silentes en el RP y mas recientemente Leon-Sarmiento y colaboradores describieron tres periodos silentes en el RP, que hacen parte de los mecanismos inhibitorios del orbicular de los ojos.
Fathollah Ommi, an Iranian space scientist who oversaw the Omid project, said, "Omid was launched on a 50day mission to test satellite-based orbicular guidance systems as well as remote sensing, satellite telemetry, and geographic information system technology."
But Hixon highly doubts it, since surveys of exotics off Florida show only popular aquarium fish (emperor angelfish, yellow tang, orbicular batfish) as invaders, not a random sampling of fish from Pacific ports of call, as one would expect if ballast water were the vector.
Luego, se procede a incidir a nivel del surco nasogeniano, disecandose el musculo orbicular; entonces, se toma con una pinza la apofisis coronoides con el tendon temporal unido a ella y se les tuneliza a traves de la bola de bichat y por debajo del malar, emergiendo asi dichas estructuras por nuestra incision nasogeniana; haciendo esta maniobra, se desciende y avanza el temporal de su posicion natural.
2D); funiculo color crema; hilo eliptico con restos de funiculo, apical o subapical; linea central prominente produciendo engrosamiento en la region media, lens orbicular, prominente, castano oscuro, considerado grande (Cuadro 2).
In some of these spiders in which architecture of adult webs depart from a typical orbicular web (Eberhard 1985, 1986), the webs of newly emerged spiderlings are orbicular, indicating that their ancestors probably possessed orbicular webs.
Se encontraron latencias y amplitudes de las tres respuestas reflejas registradas en el musculo orbicular de los ojos dentro de los limites normales, cuando se realizo la estimulacion electrica supraorbital derecha.
La comisura labial es parte fundamental de la competencia de los labios, se forma por el entrecruzamiento del musculo orbicular con sus dos porciones horizontal y oblicua.
Increase of the condensation temperature causes reduction of a material porosity, and pores themselves acquire orbicular shape and get closed.
cerasus estas bracteas son mas cortas (0,9 x 0,4 cm) y de los tres lobulos apicales, el central es sesil orbicular con dientes glandulares en el margen y los laterales tambien estan poco desarrollados, son de aspecto triangular y el margen tiene pelos glandulares.