from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A restricting bandage or frenum

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, a filament in the brain which runs from the conarium forward on the optic thalamus on either side, forming the peduncle of the pineal body. Also called habenula.
  • n. In surgery, a form of bandage designed to keep the sides of a wound together.


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  • Latin} Reins, strap.

    July 9, 2008