involucrum

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

involucrum (plural involucra)

  1. A sheath that covers or envelopes, especially one that forms around the sequestrum of new bone

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin involvō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

involūcrum n (genitive involūcrī); second declension

  1. wrapper, covering, case, envelope

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative involūcrum involūcra
genitive involūcrī involūcrōrum
dative involūcrō involūcrīs
accusative involūcrum involūcra
ablative involūcrō involūcrīs
vocative involūcrum involūcra

References[edit]

  • involucrum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879