sustentaculum

noun
sus·​ten·​tac·​u·​lum | \ ˌsəs-tən-ˈtak-yə-ləm How to pronounce sustentaculum (audio) \
plural sustentacula\ -​lə How to pronounce sustentaculum (audio) \

Medical Definition of sustentaculum

: a body part that supports or suspends another organ or part

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“Sustentaculum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sustentaculum. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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