adminiculum
n.; pl. -ula [L. adminiculum, support]
1. A support or prop.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
a. Minute hairs, spines or teeth on the dorsal abdominal surface of certain pupae that aid in locomotion. b. Elevated or indented lines on some larvae.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Adminiculum — Ad|mini̱culum [aus lat. adminiculum, Gen.: adminiculi = Stütze] s; s, ...la: Sehnenverbreiterung, verstärkung (an Muskelansatzstellen). Ad|mini̱culum li̱neae ạlbae: dreieckiges, an der ↑Symphyse entspringendes Sehnenband, das die ↑Linea alba… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Adminiculum — Ad|mi|ni|cu|lum [...k...] das; s, ...la <aus lat. adminiculum »Stütze«> Sehnenverbreiterung, verstärkung (an Muskelansatzstellen; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • adminiculum — That which gives support to a part. [L. a hand rest, prop, fr. ad + manus, hand] a. lineae albae a triangular fibrous expansion, sometimes containing a few muscular fibers, passing from the superior pubic ligament to the posterior …   Medical dictionary

  • adminiculum — /asdmanikyabm/ An adminicle; a prop or support; an accessory thing. An aid or support to something else, whether a right or the evidence of one. It is principally used to designate evidence adduced in aid or support of other evidence, which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • adminiculum — /asdmanikyabm/ An adminicle; a prop or support; an accessory thing. An aid or support to something else, whether a right or the evidence of one. It is principally used to designate evidence adduced in aid or support of other evidence, which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • adminiculum — …   Useful english dictionary

  • adminiculum lineae albae — ad·mi·nic·u·lum lin·e·ae al·bae .ad mə .nik yə ləm .lin ē .ē al .bē, ē .ī , .bī n the deeper attachment of the inferior end of the linea alba that spreads out into a triangular sheet and attaches posteriorly to the crest of the pubis * * * [TA]… …   Medical dictionary

  • triangular ligament of linea alba — adminiculum lineae albae …   Medical dictionary

  • stay of white line — adminiculum lineae albae …   Medical dictionary

  • adminicule — [ adminikyl ] n. m. • 1555; lat. adminiculum 1 ♦ Vx Appui, moyen auxiliaire. ♢ Dr. Élément, commencement de preuve. ⇒ indice. 2 ♦ (1740) Attribut, ornement d une figure de médaille. ● adminicule nom masculin Commencement de preuve. ⇒ADMINICULE,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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