Etymology
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circumvolution (n.)

mid-15c., "revolving, rotation, act of rolling around," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin circumvolvere "to revolve through, to roll around" (see circumvolve). Meaning "one of the windings of a twisted thing" is from 1560s.

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Definitions of circumvolution

circumvolution (n.)
the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axis;
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