- 1. Relating to a limbus. 2. Relating to the l. system.
* * *lim·bic 'lim-bik adj of, relating to, or being the limbic system of the brain
* * *lim·bic (limґbik) 1. pertaining to a limbus, or margin; forming a border around something. Called also limbal. 2. pertaining to a certain region of the rhinencephalon; see limbic system, under system.
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limbic — adj. of or pertaining to the limbic system; as, the limbic system. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
limbic — 1879, from Fr. limbique (1878, Broca), from limbe, from L. limbus edge (see LIMB (Cf. limb) (n.2)). Limbic system is attested from 1950 … Etymology dictionary
limbic — to go limbic means to get so angry or scared that you lose all capacity for reason; the primitive limbic part of your brain is in control When that stupid boss stood over me and kept nagging me to hurry, I went limbic and yelled at him to leave… … Dictionary of american slang
limbic — adjective Etymology: New Latin limbicus of a border or margin, from Latin limbus Date: 1882 of, relating to, or being the limbic system of the brain … New Collegiate Dictionary
limbic — adjective Relating to the limbic system … Wiktionary
limbic — /ˈlɪmbɪk/ (say limbik) adjective 1. relating to or of the nature of a limbus or border; marginal. 2. of or relating to the limbic system … Australian English dictionary
limbic — / hypothalamus Broadly the accumulative process of emotional and metabolic evaluation, as carried on by the various parts of the brain that are part of the ad hoc evaluations committee (the limbic system) and those changes in metabolism that,… … Herbal-medical glossary
limbic — /lim bik/, adj. pertaining to or of the nature of a limbus or border; marginal. [1880 85; LIMB(US)2 + IC] * * * … Universalium
limbic — adj. of or pertaining to a border, of or pertaining to a limbus … English contemporary dictionary
limbic — lim·bic … English syllables