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lacus

 [la´kus] (L.)
lacus lacrima´lis lacrimal lake.

lake

(lāk), [TA]
1. A small collection of fluid. Synonym(s): lacus [TA]
2. To cause blood plasma to become red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from the erythrocytes, such as when the latter are suspended in water.

See also: lacuna.
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]

lacus

/la·cus/ (la´kus) pl. la´cus   [L.] lake.

lake

(lāk)
1. [TA] A small collection of fluid.
Synonym(s): lacus.
2. To cause blood plasma to turn red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from erythrocytes.
See also: lacuna
[A.S. lacu, fr. L. lacus, lake]

lacus

Any small lake or collection of fluid.

lacus

pl. lacus [L.] lake.

lacus lacrimalis
see lacrimal lake.
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Allende esta divisoria, ya en la cuenca del Guadalete, se situan los asentamientos de Carissa Aurelia y Sierra Gamaza (Saudo); en similar posicion aunque en otra cuenca, como se ha dicho, hallamos Callet, conformando estos tres ultimos nucleos citados una tercera casuistica posicional en relacion con el lacus Ligustinus.
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III 263-4: Uallis Aricinae silua praecinctus opaca / est lacus, antiqua religione sacer.
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Quisquis romulae vetusta terrae/ Affectus loca nosse cum tropheis/ Arcus & statuas deumq[ue] templa,/ Circos & foracurias, theatra,/ Thermas balnea, porticus, columnae/ Fontes naumachias lacus cloacas,/ Hoc (si legeris) explicat volumen.
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