Adjective "circulatory" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈsəːkjʊlət(ə)ri//səːkjʊˈleɪt(ə)ri/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to the circulation of blood or sap.
  1. 'A circulatory problem causes him to stop for a rest every now and then, but he is in good health.'
  2. 'You've got a circulatory problem in your femoral arteries.'
  3. 'Exercise not only strengthened muscles and improved general stamina, but also gave a thorough workout to the circulatory and respiratory systems.'
  4. 'In response to cold or stress, the fingers of patients with Raynaud's syndrome undergo characteristic circulatory changes.'
  5. 'The nettle is great for enriching and purifying the blood to help with circulatory disorders.'
  6. 'Eventually his cholesterol will be really out of control and he'll be a prime candidate for a heart attack or circulatory problems.'
  7. 'In their circulatory, excretory, and endocrine functions, vertebrates differ markedly from other animals.'
  8. 'Women in the two groups were more likely to have been admitted to a hospital for circulatory diseases, especially hypertension.'
  9. 'Heart and circulatory disease is responsible for more than 12,000 deaths a year in Scotland.'
  10. 'It is a powerful irritant which, if inhaled, can cause severe circulatory and respiratory failure.'

Definitions

1. to move in a circle or circuit; move or pass through a circuit back to the starting point: Blood circulates throughout the body.

2. to pass from place to place, from person to person, etc.: She circulated among her guests.

3. to be distributed or sold, especially over a wide area.

4. Library Science. (of books and other materials) to be available for borrowing by patrons of a library for a specified period of time. verb (used

More examples(as adjective)

"systems can be circulatory."

"diseases can be circulatory."

"problems can be circulatory."

"failures can be circulatory."

"supports can be circulatory."

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Origin

(circulate)