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retinaculum

noun ret·i·nac·u·lum \ˌre-tə-ˈna-kyə-ləm\
plural ret·i·nac·u·la\-lə\

Definition of RETINACULUM

:  any of several fibrous bands of fascia that pass over or under tendons (as at or near the ankle or wrist) and help to keep them in place
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Origin of RETINACULUM

New Latin, from Latin, halter, cable, from retinēre to hold back — more at retain
First Known Use: circa 1825
Medical Dictionary

retinaculum

noun ret·i·nac·u·lum \-ləm\
plural ret·i·nac·u·la \-lə\

Medical Definition of RETINACULUM

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