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lumbricalis

[ luhm-bri-key-lis ]
/ ˌlʌm brɪˈkeɪ lɪs /
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noun, plural lum·bri·ca·les [luhm-bri-key-leez]. /ˌlʌm brɪˈkeɪ liz/. Anatomy.
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Origin of lumbricalis

First recorded in 1695–1705, lumbricalis is from the New Latin word lumbrīcālis
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British Dictionary definitions for lumbricalis

lumbricalis
/ (ˌlʌmbrɪˈkeɪlɪs) /

noun
anatomy any of the four wormlike muscles in the hand or foot

Derived forms of lumbricalis

lumbrical (ˈlʌmbrɪkəl), adjective

Word Origin for lumbricalis

C18: New Latin, from Latin lumbrīcus worm
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