lumbricoides

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lumbricus (intestinal worm) +‎ -oides (-like, -form).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lumbricoīdēs (neuter lumbricoīdes or lumbricoīdēs); third-declension one-termination adjective (Greek-type)

  1. Shaped like a worm.
    Ascaris lumbricoides

InflectionEdit

Third-declension one-termination adjective (Greek-type).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative lumbricoīdēs lumbricoīdes1
lumbricoīdēs
lumbricoīdēs lumbricoīdia
Genitive lumbricoīdis lumbricoīdium
Dative lumbricoīdī lumbricoīdibus
Accusative lumbricoīdem lumbricoīdes1
lumbricoīdēs
lumbricoīdēs lumbricoīdia
Ablative lumbricoīdī lumbricoīdibus
Vocative lumbricoīdes1
lumbricoīdēs
lumbricoīdēs lumbricoīdia

1It is unknown if Classical Latin preserved (or would have preserved) the shortness of the original Greek short ending.