colliculus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin colliculus, diminutive of collis (hill).

Noun[edit]

colliculus (plural colliculi)

  1. (medicine) A small elevation; a knoll

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

collis +‎ -culus

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /kolˈli.ku.lus/, [kɔlˈlɪ.kʊ.ɫʊs]

Noun[edit]

colliculus m (genitive colliculī); second declension

  1. small hill, hillock, knoll

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative colliculus colliculī
genitive colliculī colliculōrum
dative colliculō colliculīs
accusative colliculum colliculōs
ablative colliculō colliculīs
vocative collicule colliculī

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