cingulum

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cingulum (plural cingula or cinguli)

  1. (anatomy) A collection of white matter fibers projecting from the cingulate gyrus to the entorhinal cortex in the brain, allowing for communication between components of the limbic system.
  2. (anatomy) A ridge that girdles the base of an upper molar tooth.
  3. (zoology) A distinct girdle or band of color; a raised spiral line as seen on certain univalve shells.
  4. (zoology) The clitellus of earthworms.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cingō (surround, encompass; gird).

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Noun[edit]

cingulum n (genitive cingulī); second declension

  1. A girdle which encircles the hips; zone, belt; sword-belt; sash.
  2. (figuratively) A girdle of the earth; zone.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cingulum cingula
genitive cingulī cingulōrum
dative cingulō cingulīs
accusative cingulum cingula
ablative cingulō cingulīs
vocative cingulum cingula

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References[edit]

  • cingulum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cingulum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cingulum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cingulum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cingulum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • cingulum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin