Definition of orbicularis in English:

orbicularis

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • 1= orbicularis oculi.

  • 2= orbicularis oris.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Browne (1642–?1702/3), surgeon. Shortened from post-classical Latin musculus orbicularis from classical Latin musculus + post-classical Latin orbicularis.

Pronunciation

orbicularis

/ɔːˌbɪkjʊˈlɑːrɪs/