Ves′ical, of or pertaining to a vesica; Ves′icant, blistering.
The pointed oval, or vesica, is the conventionalized form of the fish.
Every Cathedral has its vesica Piscis, often of enormous dimensions.
Mandorla, man-dor′la, n. an oval panel, or a work of art filling such: the vesica piscis.
Its form is that of the vesica piscis, one of the most common emblems of the yoni.
A myrtle was also a type, but of the female, because its leaf is a close representation of the vesica piscis.
The statues are arranged in five horizontal lines from north to south, exclusive of the figure in the "vesica," the oval above.
In this figure the cross is made by the intersection of two ovals, each a vesica piscis, an emblem of the yoni.
In the sky is a pretty Madonna and Child in a vesica surrounded by angels.
It may be that it was derived from that mystical figure of a pointed oval form, the vesica piscis.
vesica ve·si·ca (və-sī'kə, -sē'-, věs'ĭ-kə)
n. pl. ve·si·cae (-kē, -sē)
A bladder, especially the urinary bladder or the gallbladder.
A hollow structure or sac containing a serous fluid.