[ sur-kyuh-luh s ]
/ ˈsɜr kyə ləs /
noun, plural cir·cu·li [-lahy] /-ˌlaɪ/.
any of the concentric circles on each scale of a fish, each of which indicates the annual growth of that scale.
- circulating medium,
- circulatory system,
- circumanal gland
Origin of circulus
< Latin: circle
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[ sûr′kyə-ləs ]
n. pl. cir•cu•li (-lī′)
A ringlike or circular structure.
A circle formed by connecting arteries, veins, or nerves.
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