Circumjacent

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Medical Definition of Circumjacent

Circumjacent: Lying around in the sense of surrounding. Related terms include superjacent, subjacent, and adjacent. From circum-, around + the Latin jacere, to lie = to lie around.


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Reviewed on 9/14/2016

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