What does retinaculum mean?

Definitions for retinaculum
ˌrɛt nˈæk yə ləmreti·nac·u·lum

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Wiktionary

  1. retinaculum(Noun)

    A connecting band.

    the retinacula of the ileocaecal and ileocolic valves

  2. retinaculum(Noun)

    One of the annular ligaments which hold the tendons close to the bones at the larger joints, as at the wrist and ankle.

  3. retinaculum(Noun)

    One of the retractor muscles of the proboscis of certain worms.

  4. retinaculum(Noun)

    A loop on the underside of the forewing of some moths.

  5. retinaculum(Noun)

    A small gland or process to which bodies are attached; as, the glandular retinacula to which the pollinia of orchids are attached, or the hooks which support the seeds in many acanthaceous plants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retinaculum(noun)

    a connecting band; a fraenum; as, the retinacula of the ileocaecal and ileocolic valves

  2. Retinaculum(noun)

    one of the annular ligaments which hold the tendons close to the bones at the larger joints, as at the wrist and ankle

  3. Retinaculum(noun)

    one of the retractor muscles of the proboscis of certain worms

  4. Retinaculum(noun)

    a small gland or process to which bodies are attached; as, the glandular retinacula to which the pollinia of orchids are attached, or the hooks which support the seeds in many acanthaceous plants

  5. Origin: [L., a holdfast, a band. See Retain.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Retinaculum

    ret-i-nak′ū-lum, n. (anat.) a connecting band: one of the annular ligaments which hold the tendons close to the bones of the larger joints: (zool.) one of the retractor muscles of the proboscis of certain worms: (bot.) a small viscid gland.

How to pronounce retinaculum?

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How to say retinaculum in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retinaculum in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retinaculum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of retinaculum

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