fornix

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Noun[edit]

fornix (plural fornices)

  1. (anatomy) An archlike structure or fold.
  2. (anatomy) Specifically, the arched bundle of fibres or axons at the base of the brain.

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Noun[edit]

fornix m (genitive fornicis); third declension

  1. arch, vault
  2. brothel (in a cellar)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fornix fornicēs
genitive fornicis fornicum
dative fornicī fornicibus
accusative fornicem fornicēs
ablative fornice fornicibus
vocative fornix fornicēs