folliculus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From follis ‎(purse, sack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

folliculus m ‎(genitive folliculī); second declension

  1. a small bellows
  2. a small sack
  3. an inflated ball (for sport)
  4. a bud
  5. husk, pod, shell, skin
  6. (Late Latin, anatomy) sac
  7. (Late Latin, anatomy) bladder (urinary)
  8. (Late Latin, anatomy) scrotum

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative folliculus folliculī
genitive folliculī folliculōrum
dative folliculō folliculīs
accusative folliculum folliculōs
ablative folliculō folliculīs
vocative follicule folliculī

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