cuticula

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cutīcula (skin, cuticle)

Noun[edit]

cuticula (plural cuticulae)

  1. (zoology, botany) A tough protective covering outside the epidermis of many invertebrates and plants; cuticle.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of cutis (covering).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cutīcula f (genitive cutīculae); first declension

  1. skin
  2. cuticle

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cutīcula cutīculae
genitive cutīculae cutīculārum
dative cutīculae cutīculīs
accusative cutīculam cutīculās
ablative cutīculā cutīculīs
vocative cutīcula cutīculae

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