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circumduction

Pronunciation: ser'kum-duk'shun

Definition: Movement of a part, an extremity, in a circular direction.

Synonym(s): cycloduction

Synonym(s): circumductioTA

[circum- + L. duco, pp. ductus, to draw]

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