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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pītuīta(mucus, phlegm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pituita (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, now only historical) Phlegm; mucus.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069:
      , Book I (New York 2001 edition), p.148:
      Pituita, or phlegm, is a cold and moist humour, begotten of the colder part of the chylus […].

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NounEdit

pītuīta f (genitive pītuītae); first declension

  1. mucus, phlegm
  2. rheum, head cold

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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

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