Meaning of “circumduction” in the English Dictionary

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"circumduction" in British English

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circumductionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsɜː.kəmˈdʌk.ʃən/ us /ˌsɝː.kəmˈdʌk.ʃən/ specialized

the movement of joints in a circular motion:

The limb is moved forward by abduction and circumduction.

(Definition of “circumduction” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)