Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of frenulum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A connecting fold of membrane serving to support or restrain any part.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See frenum.

Etymologies

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Latin, a bridle.

Examples

  • * Certe fraenum viris et muliebris non laxavit, ut in vagas libidines ruierent, absque delectu et pudore: sed a sancto castoque conjugio incipiens, descendit ad generationem: [932] 1

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • -- Ed. [96] "Certe fraenum viris et muliebris non laxavit, ut in vagas libidines ruierent, absque delectu et pudore: sed a sancto castoque conjugio incipiens, descendit ad generationem."

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • The corpus spongiosum does not continue the canal of the urethra as far forwards as the usual position of the meatus, but has become defective behind the fraenum praeputii, leaving the canal open at this place.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • -- The urethra is here represented as having a false opening on its under surface behind the fraenum.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • -- Behind the meatus, and on the right of the fraenum, is represented a perforation in the urethra, caused by a venereal ulcer.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • Certain traces of this operation have indeed been observed among the Mexicans-a simple incision upon one side of the fraenum.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • The also sustained a tear of the labial fraenum - the piece of skin joining the gum with the upper lip - which Bride says was caused after the baby was running and fell on its face.

    icCheshireOnline

  • NVllum animae fraenum potentius dare poflumus, quam prudetiam: quae nullo alio modo efficatius rcgitur, quam confilio&ratione.

    Iani Iacobi Boissardi vesvntini Emblematum liber

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