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Definition of Circum-

Circum-: Prefix meaning around, surrounding, or encircling. As in circumcision, circumflex, and circumjacent. From the Latin preposition circum meaning round.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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