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limbic

[lim-bik] /ˈlɪm bɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of a limbus or border; marginal.
Origin of limbic
1880-1885
1880-85; limb(us)2 + -ic
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Word Origin and History for limbic
adj.

1879, from French limbique (1878, Broca), from limbe, from Latin limbus "edge" (see limb (n.2)). Limbic system is attested from 1950.

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limbic in Medicine

limbic lim·bic (lĭm'bĭk)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by a limbus.

  2. Of or relating to the limbic system.

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