[ luhm-bri-key-lis ]
/ ˌlʌm brɪˈkeɪ lɪs /
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
Words nearby lumbricalis
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British Dictionary definitions for lumbricalis
/ (ˌlʌmbrɪˈkeɪlɪs) /
anatomy any of the four wormlike muscles in the hand or foot
Derived forms of lumbricalislumbrical (ˈlʌmbrɪkəl), adjective
Word Origin for lumbricalis
C18: New Latin, from Latin lumbrīcus worm
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