Cir`cum*duc"tion (?), n. [L. circumductio.]

1.

A leading about; circumlocution.

[R.]

Hooker.

2.

An annulling; cancellation.

[R.]

Ayliffe.

3. Phisiol.

The rotation of a limb round an imaginary axis, so as to describe a concial surface.

 

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