limbus

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From Latin limbus (edge, border)

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limbus (plural limbi)

  1. (medicine, biology) A border of an anatomical part, such as the edge of the cornea.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from the same Proto-Indo-European root as

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Noun[edit]

limbus m (genitive limbī); second declension

  1. A border, edge
  2. hem, fringe

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative limbus limbī
genitive limbī limbōrum
dative limbō limbīs
accusative limbum limbōs
ablative limbō limbīs
vocative limbe limbī

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