Definition of Frenula

1. Noun. (plural of frenulum) ¹



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Definition of Frenula

1. frenulum [n] - See also: frenulum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frenula

frenchises
frenectomies
frenectomy
frenemies
frenemy
frenetic
frenetical
frenetically
freneticism
freneticisms
frenetick
frenetics
frenne
frenoplasty
frenotomy
frenula (current term)
frenular
frenuloplasties
frenuloplasty
frenulum
frenulum cerebelli
frenulum epiglottidis
frenulum labii inferioris
frenulum linguae
frenulum of Giacomini
frenulum of M'Dowel
frenulum of Morgagni

Literary usage of Frenula

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1. Circulars by Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University (1900)
"Velarium and frenula. " The power of originating contractions," to use Conant's own words, "evidently resides in the velarium or in ganglion cells of the ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"It is thought that when the caecum is distended, and its circumference thereby increased, these frenula are put on the stretch, and, pulling upon the two ..."

3. Anatomical Names: Especially the Basle Nomina Anatomica ("BNA") by Albert Chauncey Eycleshymer, Daniel Martin Schoemaker, Roy Lee Moodie, Wilhelm His (1917)
"55:66 Frenulum, frenula—24:65= Frenulum, ... valvulae coli—55:66 = frenula of valve of colon — veli medullaris ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The anterior and posterior parts of the ridge, immediately adjacent to and connected with the lips of the valves, are spoken of as the frenula of the valve. ..."

5. Manual of practical anatomy, v.2 by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"The anterior and posterior parts of the ridge, immediately adjacent to and connected with the lips of the valves, are spoken of as the frenula of the valve. ..."

6. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"The character of the frenula suggests strongly that the ... The frenula of H. thy she (United States) and H. saundersi (India) also resemble the above in ..."

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