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Circumflex

Cir´cum`flex
n.1.
1.A wave of the voice embracing both a rise and fall or a fall and a rise on the same a syllable.
2.A character, or accent, denoting in Greek a rise and of the voice on the same long syllable, marked thus [~ or ]; and in Latin and some other languages, denoting a long and contracted syllable, marked [ or ^]. See Accent, n., 2.
v. t.1.To mark or pronounce with a circumflex.
[imp. & p. p. Circumflexed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Circumflexing .]
a.1.
1.Moving or turning round; circuitous.
2.(Anat.) Curved circularly; - applied to several arteries of the hip and thigh, to arteries, veins, and a nerve of the shoulder, and to other parts.
Noun1.circumflex - a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality
diacritic, diacritical mark
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Circumclusion
Circumcursation
Circumdenudation
Circumduce
Circumduct
Circumduction
Circumesophagal
Circumesophageal
Circumfer
Circumference
Circumferential
Circumferentially
Circumferentor
Circumflant
Circumflect
Circumflection
-- Circumflex --
circumflex artery
circumflex artery of the thigh
circumflex femoral vein
circumflex humeral artery
circumflex iliac artery
circumflex iliac vein
circumflex scapular artery
circumflex vein
Circumflexion
Circumfluence
Circumfluent
Circumforanean
Circumfulgent
Circumfuse
Circumfusile
Circumfusion
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