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fren·u·lum

 (frĕn′yə-ləm)
n. pl. fren·u·la (-lə)
1. Anatomy A small frenum.
2. Entomology A bristly structure on the hind wings of certain moths and butterflies that holds the forewings and hind wings together during flight.

[New Latin frēnulum, diminutive of Latin frēnum, bridle; see frenum.]

frenulum

(ˈfrɛnjʊləm)
n, pl -la (-lə)
1. (Zoology) a strong bristle or group of bristles on the hind wing of some moths and other insects, by which the forewing and hind wing are united during flight
2. (Zoology) a small fraenum
[C18: New Latin, diminutive of Latin frēnum bridle]

fren•u•lum

(ˈfrɛn yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
1. a small frenum.
2. a strong spine or group of bristles on the hind wing of many butterflies and moths, projecting beneath the forewing and serving to hold the two wings together in flight.
[1890–95; < New Latin]
fren′u•lar, adj.
Translations

fren·u·lum

n. L. frenulum, pliegue membranoso que impide los movimientos de un órgano o parte;
___ of the tonguefrenillo de la lengua.
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These minor "tether release" or frenotomy surgeries involve a snip, using either sterile scissors or a laser, to loosen the frenulum. That's the thin band of tissue that connects a baby's tongue to the bottom of the mouth, or the upper lip to the gum.
An additional vertical incision parallel to the labial frenulum was performed, and the maxilla was separated by malleting a thin osteotome through the suture between the maxillary central incisors.
To place the trocars we first make three incisions in the oral vestibule, a broader transversal anteriorly (about 1 cm) to the lower lip frenulum for the 10 mm-trocar and two smaller longitudinal, for two 5 mm-trocars, laterally and on both sides to the point where the mental nerve emerges, approximately before the 4th tooth, on the left and on the right from the midline respectively (Figure 1a).
At least 18 years old, Nipple fissure with 1-4 score for Store, Single delivery, The term baby, The natural weight of the baby (2500-4000 gr), Infant without congenital malformation; palate, jaw and face and short frenulum, Exclusive breastfeeding Absence of nipple abnormalities such as nipple and breast or nipple surgery; very small or large breast, Lack of maternal immunodeficiency diseases; diabetes and hypertension, Lack of mother's neurological diseases and depression, Insensitivity to chamomile and lanolin ointments.
In our review of eighty-one cases reported in the Middle East and North Africa, we found variable incidence of mucocutaneous lesions that include multiple depressed acneiform scars on the face and extremities (96.29%, 78 cases), beaded eyelid papules (86.41%, 70 cases), thickening of the skin (51.85%, 42 cases), verrucous plaques on the knee and elbow (37.03%, 30 cases), involvement of the tongue (55.55%, 45 cases), and thickening of the frenulum (48.14%, 39 cases) [Table 3].
The patients were divided into mild, moderate, and severe on the basis of a clinical scoring system having six parameters (five of which were related to mucocutaneous system): sclerodactyly, digital pitted scars, pigmentation of the body, digital contractures, short sublingual frenulum, and bibasilar pulmonary fibrosis.
Mr Sekoloto however said that one of the common practices that reflected ignorance in rural areas was whereby a dog's lingual frenulum was removed, with the belief that it would make the dog's tongue flexible.
Shockingly, his tongue's frenulum was torn, which was 'caused by a slap or a punch to the mouth or a bottle being rammed into the mouth.'.
Key Words: Ankyloglossia, frenulum, frenulotomy, frenulectomy, Z-plasty.
Con las mismas caracteristicas que el macho a excepcion de lo siguiente: rami proximales diminutos, mitad del grosor del eje de los flagelomeros; rami medios del mismo tamano que el eje; rami distales decreciendo en tamano hacia el extremo distal; frenulum marron con tres cerdas; septimo y octavo tergites amarillos.
Upon intraoral examination, an accentuated diastema between the upper central incisors was observed due to insertion of the labial frenulum into the gum ridge.

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