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Meaning of "retinaculum" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RETINACULUM

(A surgical instrument used in castration): Latin, from rētinēre to hold back.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RETINACULUM

retinaculum  [ˌrɛtɪˈnækjʊləm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RETINACULUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Retinaculum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RETINACULUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of retinaculum in the English dictionary

The definition of retinaculum in the dictionary is connection or retention or something that connects or retains. Other definition of retinaculum is a small hook that joins the forewing and hind wing of a moth during flight.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RETINACULUM


baculum
ˈbækjʊləm
cubiculum
kjuːˈbɪkjʊləm
curriculum
kəˈrɪkjʊləm
diverticulum
ˌdaɪvəˈtɪkjʊləm
gubernaculum
ˌɡjuːbəˈnækjʊləm
hibernaculum
ˌhaɪbəˈnækjʊləm
inoculum
ɪˈnɒkjʊləm
operculum
əʊˈpɜːkjʊləm
osculum
ˈɒskjʊləm
reticulum
rɪˈtɪkjʊləm
saeculum
ˈsaɪkjʊləm
speculum
ˈspɛkjʊləm
supernaculum
ˌsuːpəˈnækjʊləm
sustentaculum
ˌsʌstɛnˈtækjʊləm
tenaculum
tɪˈnækjʊləm
tentaculum
tɛnˈtækjʊləm
tuberculum
tjʊˈbɜːkjʊləm
Tusculum
ˈtʌskjʊləm
umbraculum
ʌmˈbrækjʊləm
vibraculum
vaɪˈbrækjʊləm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RETINACULUM

retina
retinacula
retinacular
retinae
retinal
retinal cone
retinal rivalry
retinal rod
retinalite
retine
retinene
retinispora
retinite
retinitides
retinitis
retinitis pigmentosa
retinoblastoma
retinoid
retinol
retinopathy

WORDS THAT END LIKE RETINACULUM

acetabulum
alternative curriculum
animalculum
Basic Curriculum
core curriculum
corniculum
endoplasmic reticulum
frenulum
furculum
infundibulum
Janiculum
National Curriculum
pendulum
receptaculum
seculum
spiculum
suboperculum
vasculum
vestibulum
vinculum

Synonyms and antonyms of retinaculum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «retinaculum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RETINACULUM

Find out the translation of retinaculum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of retinaculum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «retinaculum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

支持带
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

retináculo
570 millions of speakers

English

retinaculum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

retinaculum
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القيد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

удерживатель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

retinaculum
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

retinaculum
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

retinaculum
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Retinaculum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Retinaculum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

支帯
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

retinaculum
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Retinaculum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

retinaculum
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

retinaculum
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रेटिनाकुलम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

retinaculum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

retinacolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

troczka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

удерживатель
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Retinaculum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

retinaculum
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

retinakulum
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

retinaculum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

retinaculum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of retinaculum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RETINACULUM»

The term «retinaculum» is normally little used and occupies the 112.250 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RETINACULUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about retinaculum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RETINACULUM»

Discover the use of retinaculum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to retinaculum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Clinical Anatomy for Students: Problem Solving Approach
The tendons belonging to muscles of anterior or extensor compartment, pass deep to extensor retinaculum. The tendons belonging to posterior or flexor compartment pass deep to flexor retinaculum and those belonging to lateral or peroneal ...
Neeta V. Kulkarni, 2007
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Functional Soft-tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual ...
Stabilizers of the Patellofemoral Joint11 The active stabilizers consists of the quadriceps muscle (see below), and the passive stabilizers consist of the patel- lar tendon, the central quadriceps tendon, and the medial and lateral retinaculum .
Warren I. Hammer, 2007
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The flexor retinaculum is a transverse-oriented strong ligament that contributes to maintenance of the transverse carpal arch. The main function is to serve as a flexor pulley at the wrist preventing bow-stringing of the flexor tendons. Distally ...
Riccardo Luchetti, Peter Amadio, 2008
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Clemente's Anatomy Dissector: Guides to Individual ...
Extensor and fibular retinacula are formed on the anterior and lateral aspects of the leg. Each consists of superior and inferior thickened bands (ATLAS PLATES 447, 449, 452, 456). The superior extensor retinaculum (ATLAS PLATE ...
Carmine D. Clemente, 2010
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Clinical Sports Medicine: Medical Management and Rehabilitation
Injury to the superior peroneal retinaculum may permit the tendon to bowstring anteriorly and sublux over the lateral malleolus. The retinaculum usually tears from the fibula. Peroneal subluxations are often reported following skiing injuries.
Walter R. Frontera, 2007
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Baxter's the Foot and Ankle in Sport
This will ensure that enough tissue is present for adequate repair of the retinaculum during closure. Chronic or congenital subluxation mimics the anatomy of a type 1 dislocation, in which the retinaculum is in continuity with avulsed periosteum ...
Donald E. Baxter, David A. Porter, Lew Schon, 2008
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The Wrist: Diagnosis and Operative Treatment
Median nerve Capitate Hamate Flexor digitorum profundus Flexor digitorum superficialis Superficial lamina of flexor retinaculum FIGURE 3.9. Drawing of the flexor retinaculum rel- ative to the wrist,from a distal to proximal perspective. Ulnarly ...
William P. Cooney, 2011
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MRI of the Upper Extremity: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand
Most studies that have examined bowing of the flexor retinaculum in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome have found it to be a useful sign (52, 105, 114). Measurements aresaidtobereliableonlyatthehookofthehamate (105). Bowing of the ...
Christine B. Chung, Lynne S. Steinbach, 2009
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The Patella
A subsequent study demonstrated small nerve injuries in the lateral retinaculum of patients with chronic anterior knee pain. ' ' Larson et al.12 and Johnson5 have further substantiated the role of the lateral retinaculum in anterior knee pain and ...
Giles R. Scuderi, 1995
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Atlas of Anatomy
Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson, Lawrence M. Ross. Knee Joint: Capsule, Ligaments & Bursae -o E •S I о Table 25.7 Ligaments of th knee joint Extrinsic ligaments Patellar l. Medial longitudinal patellar retinaculum Lateral longitudinal  ...
Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson, Lawrence M. Ross, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RETINACULUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term retinaculum is used in the context of the following news items.
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Matt Moylan targets late-season NRL return for Penrith Panthers
"I've ruptured the deltoid, split 40 per cent of the peroneal tendon, ripped the retinaculum off the bone ... and there was a bit of other ligament damage and a bit of ... «ABC Online, Jun 15»
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Take a common sense approach to surgery on the lateral …
I would like to elaborate on the lateral retinaculum with the goal of better portraying its actual anatomical purpose. I will also provide an easy surgical option to ... «Healio, May 15»
3
BLOG: Medial quadriceps tendon-femoral ligament provides …
In fact, looking at the deep medial retinaculum by reflecting the extensor mechanism to show the structures immediately under synovium, one develops a very ... «Healio, Apr 15»
4
Exploring Elusive Knee Pain
The fibers of the quadriceps retinaculum are also likely to be tender. There are deep fascial connections between the distal retinacular quadriceps fibers and the ... «Massage Today, Feb 15»
5
Alex Gordon able to take 15 dry swings Tuesday
The 31-year-old underwent an extensor retinaculum repair on his right wrist around the beginning of the new year, but he fully expects to be ready for the ... «NBCSports.com, Feb 15»
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Alex Gordon hopes to be cleared for throwing and batting practice …
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon needed an extensor retinaculum repair on his right wrist in early January, but he is aiming to be fully recovered by the beginning ... «NBCSports.com, Feb 15»
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Alex Gordon injury update: Royals OF may not be ready for spring …
Gordon, 30, told the Royals before Christmas that he was having wrist discomfort during his offseason workouts. That resulted in a Dec. 30 extensor retinaculum, ... «SportingNews.com, Jan 15»
8
Alex Gordon underwent wrist surgery
Specifically, the procedure was a wrist extensor retinaculum repair. The Royals expect him to be ready with plenty of time to spare before Opening Day in April. «NBCSports.com, Jan 15»
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Royals' Golden Glove Outfielder Alex Gordon has wrist surgery
Team officials say Gordon had surgery at the University of Kansas Hospital Tuesday morning to repair the extensor retinaculum on his right wrist. “Alex reached ... «KMBC Kansas City, Dec 14»
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Running Doc: Even by any other name, “Runner's Knee” is easily …
Cutting the retinaculum, the connective tissue holding the kneecap in place to loosen it in the groove, is also temporary. It eventually scars down tighter than it ... «New York Daily News, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Retinaculum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/retinaculum>. Aug 2019 ».
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