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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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Caption: FIGURE 1: (a) Vasculitic rash with a distinct circinate pattern.
They are firm, coppery-red nodules, larger than 0.5 cm in diameter and usually coming in groups, with a tendency for circinate or figurate arrangements: horse-shoe, tongue, kidney, or they can be serpiginous.
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'.
This disease is characterized by erythematous areas showing raised greyish or white circinate lines or bands with irregular pattern on the dorsal surface of the tongue and depapillation.
Stolon parts were treated for 5-10 min, spore, leaf primordium, circinate part of young fronds and leaf primordium, procured from in vitro-raised sporophytes, were treated for 2-5, 2-10, 5-10, and 1-2 min, respectively.
These annular or rosette-like lesions have an outer expanding edge with a trailing circinate peel and central lamellar scale.
Adjacent hard exudates or drusen are other features to help distinguish exudative AMD from diabetic retinopathy; in particular the location of these can provide clues to the diagnosis, since exudates arising from diabetes tend to be more circinate in nature, located in the peripheral macula.
worse, circinate maculopathy and hard exudates within 1 disc diameter from the centre of the fovea) occurred in l89cases (8.9%) and included some mild cases of NPDR as well.
(2) The characteristic appearance of Benign migratory glossitis is that they occur as multifocal, circinate, erythematous patches surrounded by white serpiginous lines on the dorsum of the tongue.