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vesica

 [vĕ-si´kah] (L.)
bladder. adj., adj ves´ical.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ve·si·ca

, gen. and pl.

ve·si·cae

(vĕ-sī'kă), [TA] Avoid the mispronunciation ves'ica.
1. Synonym(s): urinary bladder
2. Any hollow structure or sac, normal or pathologic, containing a serous fluid.
[L.]
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vesica

(və-sī′kə, -sē′-)
n. pl. vesi·cae (-kē, -sē)
A bladder, especially the urinary bladder or the gallbladder.

ves′i·cal (vĕs′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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ve·si·ca

, pl. vesicae (ves'i-kă, -kē)
1. [TA]
Synonym(s): bladder.
2. Any hollow structure or sac, normal or pathologic, containing a serous fluid.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Vesica ancha transversalmente, con cornutus fuertemente escrerotizado hacia la parte distal, hacia la base con espiculas pequenas que abarcan hasta la parte dorsal.
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In 1998, field experiments were conducted to evaluate the efficacy of three plant extracts, sacred basil (Ocimum sanctum), malbar nut (Adhutoda vesica), Chinese chaste tree (Vitex negudo) neem (Azadirachta indica) and synthetic insecticides (Endosulfan & Carbaryl) and their combination products in controlling aphid, jassid, whitefly and fruit borers.
8), vesica with broadly triangular dorsal lobe with a small cornutus at its tip and longer lobe bent around to ventral side, with a thick spine at its end.
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