pituita

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pītuīta (mucus, phlegm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pituita (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, now only historical) Phlegm; mucus.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pītuīta f (genitive pītuītae); first declension

  1. mucus, phlegm
  2. rheum, head cold

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pītuīta pītuītae
genitive pītuītae pītuītārum
dative pītuītae pītuītīs
accusative pītuītam pītuītās
ablative pītuītā pītuītīs
vocative pītuīta pītuītae

References[edit]

  • pituita” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.