circulatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French circulatoire, from Latin circulatorius.

Adjective[edit]

circulatory

  1. Of or pertaining to a circulation, especially to the circulatory system.
    circulatory diseases
    circulatory organs
  2. Circular; going round.
    a circulatory letter

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Noun[edit]

circulatory ‎(plural circulatories)

  1. (chemistry) A vessel with two portions unequally exposed to heat, and with connecting pipes or passages, through which the fluid rises from the overheated portion, and descends from the relatively colder, maintaining a circulation.