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lumbricalis

[luhm-bri-key-lis] /ˌlʌm brɪˈkeɪ lɪs/
noun, plural lumbricales
[luhm-bri-key-leez] /ˌlʌm brɪˈkeɪ liz/ (Show IPA).
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Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < Neo-Latin lumbrīcālis
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lumbricalis

/ˌlʌmbrɪˈkeɪlɪs/
noun
1.
(anatomy) any of the four wormlike muscles in the hand or foot
Derived Forms
lumbrical (ˈlʌmbrɪkəl) adjective
Word Origin
C18: New Latin, from Latin lumbrīcus worm
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