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sus·pen·sor

 (sə-spĕn′sər)
n.
1. Botany A usually multicellular filamentous structure in seed plants and some pteridophytes that develops from the zygote and serves to transport nutrients to the embryo. It degenerates later in embryogenesis.
2. An athletic supporter.

[New Latin suspēnsor, one that suspends, from Latin suspēnsus, past participle of suspendere, to suspend; see suspend.]

suspensor

(səˈspɛnsə)
n
1. (Anatomy) another name for suspensory1
2. (Botany) botany (in a seed) a row of cells attached to the embryo plant, by means of which it is pushed into the endosperm

sus•pen•sor

(səˈspɛn sər)

n.
2. a structure in seed-bearing plants that bears the embryo and carries it to a food source by elongation.
[1740–50]
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Noun1.suspensor - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercisesuspensor - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
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En la caricatura, firmada por "Espejo", se aprecia una vez mas el lugar preponderante asignado a Estados Unidos, pais que cumplio el rol de mediador entre Chile y Peru en el contexto de la posguerra y que, representado por un gran "Tio Sam", le muestra la mencionada "formula Hughes" a un pequeno nino negro de cabello rizado y de labios blancos, que luce una camisa a cuadros y un pantalon corto, remendado en la parte posterior y sujetado con un suspensor, en el cual se lee la palabra "Peru" (Figura 13).
Durante la fase de proembrion ocurre la primera division del cigoto, que incluye la formacion del suspensor y de la primera celula del embrion propiamente dicho.
Durante la MA, tres pacientes presentaron un leve incremento en la frecuencia respiratoria, pudiendo atribuirse al dolor (Engel y Garcia, 2008) generado por la traccion del ligamento suspensor del ovario.
1,2 The cranial cervical mandibular system is made up of three main structures: TMJ, occipital atlas axis articulation, and hyoid bone with its suspensor system.
Lesions on a flaccid penis or lesions in suspensor ligament of the penis are not included in this definition.
Hiring of Diesel Driven Closed Body Vehicle (Jeep type) with air suspensor for 24 hrs.
Os parametros vitais de FC, f e TR foram avaliados nos seguintes tempos: T0--anteriormente a inducao anestesica; T1--apos a inducao e estabilizacao do plano anestesico dos pacientes; T2--imediatamente apos a incisao de pele; T3--imediatamente apos ao acesso abdominal (GM e GC) ou a obtencao do pneumoperitonio (GN); T4--imediatamente a ruptura do ligamento suspensor esquerdo; T5--imediatamente apos a secao do segundo ovario; T6--apos o termino da celiorrafia, e as 2h (T7), 3h (T8), 4h (T9), 5h (T10), 6h (T11), 12h (T12), 24h (T13), 48h (T14) e 72h (T15) apos o termino da operacao.
Ninguna parte del cuerpo humano escapo a sus investigaciones; describio el ligamento suspensor del pene, los orificios y los canales paraureterales, el lobulo medio de la prostata y la fosa navicular de la uretra.
On the other hand, at the end of the induction period electron microscopy evidenced the presence of a great number of proembryos in the callus surface, which were formed by a small suspensor and embryogenic pole that was composed by no more than two cells.
A globular structure with protoderm and a suspensor was observed, characterizing the first stage of somatic embryo development (Fig.