hypotheca

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hypo- +‎ theca

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hypotheca (plural hypothecae)

  1. (microbiology, planktology) The lower or posterior half of the theca of a thecate protist such as a diatom or dinoflagellate

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Ancient Greek ὑποθήκη (hupothḗkē, warning, pledge), from the verb ὑποτίθημι (hupotíthēmi, put down, pledge).

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hypothēca f (genitive hypothēcae); first declension

  1. (law) A pledge given as surety for a loan.

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hypothēca hypothēcae
Genitive hypothēcae hypothēcārum
Dative hypothēcae hypothēcīs
Accusative hypothēcam hypothēcās
Ablative hypothēcā hypothēcīs
Vocative hypothēca hypothēcae

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hypotheca f (plural hypothecas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hipoteca (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).