vermiformis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin; from vermis ‎(worm) +‎ forma ‎(form, shape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vermiformis m, f ‎(neuter vermiforme); third declension

  1. vermiform

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative vermiformis vermiforme vermiformēs vermiformia
genitive vermiformis vermiformis vermiformium vermiformium
dative vermiformī vermiformī vermiformibus vermiformibus
accusative vermiformem vermiforme vermiformēs vermiformia
ablative vermiformī vermiformī vermiformibus vermiformibus
vocative vermiformis vermiforme vermiformēs vermiformia

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.