hipocampo

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Noun[edit]

hipocampo m (plural hipocampos)

  1. (Greek mythology) hippocampus; hippocamp (creature that is half horse and half fish)
  2. (anatomy) hippocampus (region of the brain that plays a role in memory and emotion)
  3. sea horse (any of the various small marine fish of the genus Hippocampus)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin hippocampus, from Ancient Greek ἱππόκαμπος (hippókampos), from ἵππος (híppos) "horse" + κάμπος (kámpos) "sea monster", describing a mythological creature with a horse's forepart and a fishlike hindquarter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌipo̞ˈka̠mpo̞/

Noun[edit]

hipocampo m (plural hipocampos)

  1. (anatomy) hippocampus
  2. (zoology) sea horse
  3. (Greek mythology) hippocamp; hippocampus

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