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suspensory

adjective sus·pen·so·ry \ sə-ˈspen(t)-sə-rē , -ˈspen(t)s-rē \

Definition of suspensory

1 :held in suspension; also :fitted or serving to suspend
2 :temporarily leaving undetermined :suspensive 1

First Known Use of suspensory

15th century


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suspensory

noun

Definition of suspensory

plural suspensories
:something that suspends or holds up; especially :a fabric supporter for the scrotum

First Known Use of suspensory

15th century


Medical Dictionary

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suspensory

adjective sus·pen·so·ry \ sə-ˈspen(t)s-(ə-)rē \

medical Definition of suspensory

:serving to suspend :providing support
  • the suspensory nature of the periodontal membrane
  • —John Osborne et al

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suspensory

noun

medical Definition of suspensory

plural suspensories
:something that suspends or holds up; especially :a fabric supporter for the scrotum

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