Definition of circulative in US English:

circulative

adjective

  • See circulate

    • ‘The present review is dealing with circulative transmission of plant viruses.’
    • ‘Afterward the work fluid is transported back to the first chamber through the second pipe using the porous structures thereof, thus forming a circulative cooling apparatus.’
    • ‘This transit is the longest and the most hazardous phase of the circulative path.’
    • ‘Describe the differences in circulative, non-circulative and stylet-borne virus transmission.’
    • ‘Since the circulative pathway of most insect vectored viruses is similar, our findings should be applicable to other virus-vector systems.’

Pronunciation

circulative

/-lətiv/