Limbic



[lim-bik] /ˈlɪm bɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of a or border; marginal.
adj.

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

limbic lim·bic (lĭm’bĭk)
adj.

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