Fraenum
Fraenum Fr[ae]"num, or Frenum Fre"num, n.; pl. E. {Fr[ae]nums}, L. {Fr[ae]na}. [L., a bridle.] (Anat.) A connecting fold of membrane serving to support or restrain any part; as, the fr[ae]num of the tongue. [1913 Webster]

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  • FRAENUM — vide infra Freni …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • fraenum — [frē′nəm] n. pl. fraenums or fraena [frē′nə] FRENUM …   English World dictionary

  • fraenum — frenum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fraenum — /free neuhm/, n., pl. fraena / neuh/. frenum. * * * …   Universalium

  • fraenum — n. 1. any of the folds of mucous membrane under the tongue or between the gums and the upper or lower lips. 2. any of several other structures of similar appearance …   Medical dictionary

  • fraenum — frenum; = frenulum; n. 1) any of the folds of mucous membrane under the tongue or between the gums and the upper or lower lips. 2) any of several other structures of similar appearance …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • fraenum — /ˈfrinəm/ (say freenuhm) noun (plural fraena /ˈfrinə/ (say freenuh)) a small fold of membrane which checks or restrains the motion of a part, as the one which binds down the underside of the tongue. Also, frenum. {Latin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fraenum —   n. fold of membrane restraining an organ, as beneath the tongue …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fraenum — n. (also frenum) (pl. na) Anat. a fold of mucous membrane or skin esp. under the tongue, checking the motion of an organ. Etymology: L, = bridle * * * variant of frenum * * * /free neuhm/, n., pl. fraena / neuh/. frenum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Уздечка (Fraenum, Frenum, Frenulum) — 1. Складка слизистой оболочки, расположенная под языком или между десной и верхней или нижней губой. 2. Любая другая структура, напоминающая по своему внешнему виду уздечку. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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