obliterans

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Latin oblitterare to hide writing, from ob out + littera letter

Adjective[edit]

obliterans (not comparable)

  1. producing obstruction due to inflammation and fibrosis
    Dr Adam explained that the phimosis was caused by balanitis xerotica obliterans
    • 1940, 1. IRVING S. WRIGHT, M.D., THE TREATMENT OF ARTERIOSCLEROSIS OBLITERANS, Ninety-First Annual Session of the American Medical Association, New York, page Title
      THE TREATMENT OF ARTERIOSCLEROSIS OBLITERANS

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of obliterō

Participle[edit]

obliterāns m, f, n (genitive obliterantis); third declension

  1. erasing

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative obliterāns obliterāns obliterantēs obliterantia
genitive obliterantis obliterantis obliterantium obliterantium
dative obliterantī obliterantī obliterantibus obliterantibus
accusative obliterantem obliterāns obliterantēs obliterantia
ablative obliterante
obliterantī 1
obliterante
obliterantī 1
obliterantibus obliterantibus
vocative obliterāns obliterāns obliterantēs obliterantia

1 When used purely as an adjective.