What does vesica mean?

Definitions for vesicavəˈsaɪ kə, -ˈsi-, ˈvɛs ɪ kə; -si, -ˌsi, -ki, -ˌki

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bladder, vesica(noun)

    a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)


  1. vesica(Noun)

    A bladder, especially the urinary bladder or the gall bladder.

  2. vesica(Noun)

    The vesica piscis or oval aureole in mediaeval painting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vesica(noun)

    a bladder

  2. Origin: [L.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vesica

    vē-sī′ka, n. (anat.) a bladder, sac, esp. the urinary bladder:—pl. Vesicæ (vē-sī′sē).adjs. Ves′ical, of or pertaining to a vesica; Ves′icant, blistering.—n. a substance that vesicates or raises blisters.—v.t. Ves′icāte, to raise blisters on:—pr.p. ves′icāting; pa.p. ves′icāted.ns. Vesicā′tion, the act or process of raising blisters on the skin; Ves′icātory (same as Vesicant); Ves′icle, a small bladder or blister: a small cavity in an animal body; (bot.) a bladder-like cell; Vēsic′ūla, a vesicle.—adj. Vēsic′ular.—adv. Vēsic′ūlarly.—n. Vēsicūlā′tion, formation of vesicles.—adjs. Vēsicūlif′erous, bearing vesicles; Vēsic′ūliform; Vēsic′ūlose, Vēsic′ūlous, Vēsic′ūlāte, pertaining to or full of vesicles: full of interstices: having little glands on the surface.—Vesica piscis (a fish's bladder), a symbol of Christ, an oval aureole surrounding the entire upright figure, supposed to contain an allusion to the sacred Christian emblem, the ichthys. [L., bladder.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vesica in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vesica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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