Definition of Circumvolution

1. Noun. The act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis.

Generic synonyms: Rotary Motion, Rotation
Derivative terms: Circumvolve



Definition of Circumvolution

1. n. The act of rolling round; the state of being rolled.

Definition of Circumvolution

1. Noun. revolution, rotation or gyration around an axis ¹

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Definition of Circumvolution

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumvolution

circumvention
circumventions
circumventive
circumventor
circumventricular
circumventricular organs
circumvents
circumvest
circumvested
circumvesting
circumvests
circumvolant
circumvolation
circumvolations
circumvolute
circumvolution (current term)
circumvolutions
circumvolve
circumvolved
circumvolves
circumvolving
circumzenithal
circumzygomatic fixation
circus
circus acrobat
circus movement
circus rhythm
circus ring
circus tent
circuses

Literary usage of Circumvolution

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1. The Philosophical History and Memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at by Académie royale des sciences (France) (1742)
"... for the diameter of each circumvolution is near double that of the preceding one, and but half of the following one 1 whence it follows, that a half or ..."

2. ... Gephyrea: indsamlede paa den Norske Nordhavs-expedition ved D. C by Daniel Cornelius Danielssen, Johan Koren (1881)
"6. i, it passes across to the left side, and terminates the 2nd transverse circumvolution, fig. (i. A'. The whole of the intestinal canal extending forwards ..."

3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1895)
"This vein, sometimes very voluminous, comes from the internal surface of the hemisphere, where it originates upon the circumvolution of the corpus cal- ..."

4. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1894)
"The exterior fascicle takes its origin from the middle of the second and third temporal circumvolution. The origin of the middle fascicle of the foot of the ..."

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