from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Vortical.

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  • adj. vortical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Vortical; whirling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Whirling; vortical.
  • In anatomy, specifying the veins of the external layer of the choroid coat of the eyeball, the venæ vorticosæ, which are regularly arranged in drooping branches converging to a few equidistant trunks which perforate the sclerotic coat and empty into the ophthalmic vein.


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