adminiculum

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

adminiculum

  1. (medicine) That which gives support to a part.
  2. (medicine) The expansion of fibers extending from the superior pubic ligament to the posterior surface of the linea alba.

References[edit]

  • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
  • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ad- (at) +‎ manus (hand) +‎ -culum (tool).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adminiculum n (genitive adminiculī); second declension

  1. a prop, stay, support
  2. support, help, aid, assistance
  3. assistant, auxiliary

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative adminiculum adminicula
Genitive adminiculī adminiculōrum
Dative adminiculō adminiculīs
Accusative adminiculum adminicula
Ablative adminiculō adminiculīs
Vocative adminiculum adminicula

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: adminículo
  • Spanish: adminículo

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