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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.

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

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]
Translations

ret·i·nac·u·lum

n. retináculo, estructura que retiene un órgano o un tejido en su lugar.
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