volsella

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Noun[edit]

volsella (plural volsellae)

  1. A male reproductive appendage in some insects.
  2. Alternative form of vulsellum
    • 1867, William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan, The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery
      The projecting portion of tumour must be seized with a strong volsella, and dragged and slightly twisted until removed.

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Etymology[edit]

From vulsus.

Noun[edit]

volsella f (genitive volsellae); first declension

  1. A pair of tweezers for plucking out hairs
  2. A kind of forceps

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative volsella volsellae
Genitive volsellae volsellārum
Dative volsellae volsellīs
Accusative volsellam volsellās
Ablative volsellā volsellīs
Vocative volsella volsellae

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