lumbricalis

[ luhm-bri-key-lis ]
/ ˌlʌm brɪˈkeɪ lɪs /

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


Nearby words

  1. lumboinguinal,
  2. lumbosacral,
  3. lumbrical,
  4. lumbrical muscle of foot,
  5. lumbrical muscle of hand,
  6. lumbricidal,
  7. lumbricide,
  8. lumbricoid,
  9. lumbricosis,
  10. lumbricus

Origin of lumbricalis

First recorded in 1695–1705, lumbricalis is from the New Latin word lumbrīcālis

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for lumbricalis

lumbricalis

/ (ˌlʌmbrɪˈkeɪlɪs) /

noun

anatomy any of the four wormlike muscles in the hand or foot
Derived Formslumbrical (ˈlʌmbrɪkəl), adjective

Word Origin for lumbricalis

C18: New Latin, from Latin lumbrīcus worm

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012