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limbic

[ lim-bik ]
/ ˈlɪm bɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of a limbus or border; marginal.

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Origin of limbic

First recorded in 1880–85; limb(us)2 + -ic
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Medical definitions for limbic

limbic
[ lĭmbĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characterized by a limbus.
Of or relating to the limbic system.
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