asteriscus

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asteriscus (plural asterisci)

  1. (anatomy) One of the otoliths found in the lagena of many nonmammalian vertebrates.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀστερίσκος (asterískos, little star), diminutive of ἀστήρ (astḗr, star).

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asterīscus m (genitive asterīscī); second declension

  1. a small star, an asterisk

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Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative asterīscus asterīscī
Genitive asterīscī asterīscōrum
Dative asterīscō asterīscīs
Accusative asterīscum asterīscōs
Ablative asterīscō asterīscīs
Vocative asterīsce asterīscī

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