vesica

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From Latin vēsīca (bladder).

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vesica (plural vesicae)

  1. (anatomy) A bladder, especially the urinary bladder or the gall bladder.
  2. The vesica piscis or oval aureole in mediaeval painting

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wend-tri-, see also Latin venter, uterus and German Wanst.

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Noun[edit]

vēsīca f (genitive vēsīcae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) bladder, urinary bladder

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vēsīca vēsīcae
genitive vēsīcae vēsīcārum
dative vēsīcae vēsīcīs
accusative vēsīcam vēsīcās
ablative vēsīcā vēsīcīs
vocative vēsīca vēsīcae

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