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  • This figure, also known as the vesica piscis, is common in ecclesiastical seals and as a glory or aureole in paintings of sculpture, surrounding figures of the Trinity, saints, &c. The figure is, however, sometimes referred to the almond, as typifying virginity; the French name for the symbol is Amande mystique.
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  • VESICA PISCIS (Fr.
  • Vesica, a bladder), which irritate sufficiently to cause the blood-serum to exude and form vesicles or blisters, e.g.
  • Vesica piscis.

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