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pituita

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pītuīta (mucus, phlegm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pituita (uncountable)

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

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

pītuīta f (genitive pītuītae); first declension

  1. mucus, phlegm
  2. rheum, head cold

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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

ReferencesEdit

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