fornix

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Noun[edit]

fornix ‎(plural fornices)

  1. (anatomy) An archlike structure or fold.
  2. (anatomy) Specifically, the arched bundle of fibres or axons at the base of the brain.

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Noun[edit]

fornix m ‎(genitive fornicis); third declension

  1. arch, vault
  2. brothel (in a cellar)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fornix fornicēs
genitive fornicis fornicum
dative fornicī fornicibus
accusative fornicem fornicēs
ablative fornice fornicibus
vocative fornix fornicēs

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References[edit]

  • fornix” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • fornix” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • fornix” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016