Adjective "circumferential" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/səkʌmf(ə)ˈrɛnʃ(ə)l/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'With large or full-thickness burns, hospitalization may be necessary, especially if the patient has circumferential burns of the neck or extremity.'
  2. 'In the largest procedure done for body contouring, tissue is removed in a circumferential fashion all the way around the belly and back.'

Definitions

1. of, at, or near the circumference; surrounding; lying along the outskirts.

2. lying within the circumference.

3. circuitous; indirect: a circumferential manner of speech.

More examples(as adjective)

"tensions can be circumferential."

"velocities can be circumferential."

"lesions can be circumferential."

"bands can be circumferential."

"ulcerations can be circumferential."

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