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ret·i·nac·u·lum

 (rĕt′n-ăk′yə-ləm)
n. pl. ret·i·nac·u·la (-lə) Biology
A band or bandlike structure that holds an organ or a part in place.

[Latin retināculum, band, tether : retinēre, to restrain; see retain + -culum, suff. denoting instruments.]

ret′i·nac′u·lar (-lər) adj.
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retinaculum

(ˌrɛtɪˈnækjʊləm)
n, pl -la (-lə)
1. connection or retention or something that connects or retains
2. (Zoology) zoology a small hook that joins the forewing and hind wing of a moth during flight
[C18 (a surgical instrument used in castration): Latin, from rētinēre to hold back]
ˌretiˈnacular adj
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ret•i•nac•u•lum

(ˌrɛt nˈæk yə ləm)

n., pl. -la (-lə).
any of various anatomical structures that hook, clasp, or bind individual parts, as seeds or organs, together or in place.
[1815–25; < New Latin; Latin retināculum tether =retin(ēre) to hold fast, retain + -ā- (from v. stems ending in -ā-; compare hibernaculum) + -culum -cule2]
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Translations

ret·i·nac·u·lum

n. retináculo, estructura que retiene un órgano o un tejido en su lugar.
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While fibularis quartus muscle ordinarily inserts onto the calcaneus, there can be a number of other attachments including the cuboid, inferior peroneal retinaculum and fifth metatarsal (Clarkson et al.; Albay & Candan).
Torn peroneal retinaculum in ankle means more surgery at the end of last year
Forces that can influence talocalcaneal joint are calcaneofibular ligament, the superior peroneal retinaculum (calcaneal fibular retinaculum), the peroneal tendon sheaths, and the posterior talocalcaneal ligament.
Cilt, cilt alti dokular ve fasya gecildikten sonra inferior peroneal retinaculum insizyon hattinin ortasinda peroneal tuberkulden olasi bir tendon yaralanmasini onlemek adina siyrildi.
Thus a rupture of the superior peroneal retinaculum can be considered as a annular ligament or pulley lesion.
(1) The superior peroneal retinaculum is essential to maintaining the tendons behind the fibula.
(36,37) This mechanism can disrupt the superior peroneal retinaculum, leading to recurrent subluxation or dislocation and subsequent ankle instability.
A curvilinear incision was made directly over the peroneal tendons from the fibular malleolus to the fifth metatarsal base and the peroneal sheath and inferior peroneal retinaculum were incised.