lemniscus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin. See lemniscata.

Noun[edit]

lemniscus (plural lemnisci)

  1. (zoology) One of two oval bodies hanging from the interior walls of the body in the Acanthocephala.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēmniscus m (genitive lēmniscī); second declension

  1. A pendent ribbon

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