retinaculum


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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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Incise the lateral parapatellar retinaculum, separating it from the vastus lateralis.
The diameters and CSA of the median nerve at the inlet of the tunnel (radioulnar joint level) (Figure 1), at the proximal tunnel (at the level of pisiform) (Figure 2), and at the outlet of the tunnel (at the level of hamate) (Figure 3), also volar bulging (VB: the farthest distance between the flexor retinaculum and an imaginary line tangent to the trapezium and hamate at the level of the distal carpal bones) were measured.
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).
Layer one comprises the ITB and biceps femoris, and layer two is the transverse fibers of the lateral retinaculum. The common peroneal nerve runs between layers one and two.
The long tendon crosses the flexor retinaculum and becomes incorporated into palmar aponeurosis (1,2).
Therefore, this study proposed a new technique using cubital tunnel retinaculum (CTR) with suture anchor to rebuild normal MCL architecture in elbow stiffness patients.
This statement does not imply the exclusion of traditional and useful procedures in physiotherapy intervention for this condition such as femoral stretching, tensor wide fascia - iliotibial band - lateral retinaculum, specific muscle building exercises, etc.
It is covered here by the flexor retinaculum and divides into the medial and lateral plantar nerves in the foot.
Besides, the forced steadiness of the left wrist in flexion position during the usage of combs while cutting and flattening the hairs could probably cause the thickening of flexor retinaculum gradually and therefore development of CTS prominently in left arms of hairdressers within years.
The fibers of these tendons were attached to the pisiform, the hamate and proximal of the fifth metacarpal bone anterior to flexor retinaculum (Fig.
A hypoechoic fibrillar formation was found between the flexor tendons of the first three fingers beneath the flexor retinaculum. With the help of ultrasonography, the cross-sectional area of the median nerve was measured in the proximal and distal regions of the transverse carpal ligament as well as under the ligament.