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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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ret·i·nac·u·lum

n. retináculo, estructura que retiene un órgano o un tejido en su lugar.
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(33) retrospectively evaluated 99 consecutive TKAs utilizing the eLIBRA and found that the need for lateral patellar retinacular release was decreased (5.5% compared to 12%) when compared to a control group of 100 consecutive traditional TKAs (p < 0.05).
The pectinofoveal fold is a linear thickening of the medial hip joint capsule which contains branches of the retinacular arteries and the medial circumflex femoral artery.
In this position, the ES (paraspinal muscles: multifidus, longissimus, and iliocostalis), which is contained within the paraspinal retinacular sheath, was identified, and the probe was then moved laterally to identify the QL, located below the ES and the latissimus dorsi (LD) muscle and superficial to the psoas muscle.
It was a combined procedure including lateral retinacular release (LRR), double-bundle medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction, and a vastus medialis tenoplasty according to the Krogius technique.
Epiphyseal arterial network and inferior retinacular artery seem critical to femoral head perfusion in adults with femoral neck fractures.
Ganglion cyst of knee from Hoffa's fat pad protruding anterolaterally through retinacular rent: a case report.
Surgical treatments include arthroscopic excision of the painful fragment,[5] lateral retinacular release, vastus lateralis release, and internal fixation with or without bone grafting.[6] Excision of a large fragment may lead to incongruity of the patellofemoral joint and subsequent arthritis.
The retinacular sheath is composed of 5 annular ligaments, or pulleys, that hold the tendons of the fingers close to the bone and allow the fingers to flex properly.
The modified retinacular imbrication technique (MRIT) is the most widely used technique for CCL rupture (Piermattei and Flo, 1997).
As for QL2 block, recently it was disclosed that in the areawhere the middle lumbar fasciajoins the deep lamina of the posterior layer (paraspinal retinacular sheath) on the lateral border of the erector spinae, a triangular structure named the lumbar interfascial triangle (LIFT) was targeted as the optimal point of injection for QL2 block [14].
Surgical treatment methods comprise methods such as; painful fragment excision, lateral retinacular relaxation, vastus lateralis relaxation, bone grafting or internal fixation of nongraft patellar fragments.