colliculus

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin colliculus, diminutive of collis (hill).

NounEdit

colliculus (plural colliculi)

  1. (anatomy) A small elevation; a knoll

Derived termsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

collis +‎ -culus

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /kolˈli.ku.lus/, [kɔl̠ˈl̠ɪ.kʊ.ɫ̪ʊs̠]

NounEdit

colliculus m (genitive colliculī); second declension

  1. small hill, hillock, knoll

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative colliculus colliculī
Genitive colliculī colliculōrum
Dative colliculō colliculīs
Accusative colliculum colliculōs
Ablative colliculō colliculīs
Vocative collicule colliculī

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