a small circle or circular object.
(literary) a small circle
- Round ligament of femur
round ligament of femur n. See ligament of head of femur.
- Round ligament of liver
round ligament of liver n. The fibrous cord that remains after the fetal umbilical vein is obliterated.
- Round ligament of uterus
round ligament of uterus n. A fibromuscular band attached to the uterus on either side in front of and below the opening of the fallopian tube and passing through the inguinal canal to the labia majora.
noun, Stock Exchange. 1. the conventional unit or quantity in which commodities or securities are bought and sold. 2. (in a transaction) a quantity of 100 shares of a stock that is active or 10 shares of a stock that is inactive.