circinate


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circinate

[′sərs·ən‚āt]
(biology)
Having the form of a flat coil with the apex at the center.
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Three stages of pinnule development were collected from leaves with circinate vernation and the fourth stage collected was of leaves that were fully expanded.
The circinate nature of the exudates along with a lack of vascular tortuosity and A/V nipping suggested underlying diabetes as a cause rather than hypertensive retinopathy.
Fel sawl rhedyn arall, mae'n cyrlio o'r top i lawr yn y ffurf sy'n cael ei alw wrth yr enw swanc 'in circinate vernation'.