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frenulum

 [fren´u-lum] (pl. fren´ula) (L.)
a small fold of integument or mucous membrane that limits the movements of an organ or part.
frenulum of clitoris a fold formed by union of the labia minora on the undersurface of the clitoris.
frenulum of ileocecal valve a fold formed by the joined extremities of the ileocecal valve, partially encircling the lumen of the colon.
frenulum labio´rum puden´di fourchette.
frenulum lin´guae frenulum of tongue.
frenulum of lip a median fold of mucous membrane connecting the inside of each lip to the corresponding gum.
frenulum of prepuce of penis a fold under the penis connecting it with the prepuce.
frenulum of pudendal labia the posterior junction of the labia minora; called also fourchette.
frenulum of superior medullary velum a band lying in the superior medullary velum at its attachment to the inferior colliculi.
frenulum of tongue the vertical fold of mucous membrane under the tongue, attaching it to the floor of the mouth; called also frenulum linguae.

fren·u·lum of la·bi·a mi·no·ra

[TA]
the fold connecting the two labia minora posteriorly.

fourchette

(fo͝or-shĕt′)
n.
1. Anatomy A small band or fold of mucous membrane forming the posterior margin of the vulva and connecting the posterior ends of the labia majora.
2. Zoology See furcula.

four·chette

(fŭr'shet)
The tense band of mucous membrane connection formed by the dorsal ends of the labia minora. It is often damaged in childbirth.
[Fr. dim. of fourché, fr. L. furca, fork]

fourchette

The small fold of skin joining the back ends of the LABIA MINORA. The fourchette is often torn during childbirth.
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On va etre dans la limite de la fourchette fixee par la loi des finances, a savoir 40 ou 42 milliards de dirhams", a declare a la MAP, M.
Fourchette Verte Suisse, active in the French-speaking part of the country and in Ticino, is a label that eateries may qualify for if they offer at least one meal on the menu that is nutritionally balanced according to specific criteria, and served in hygienic conditions on non-smoking premises.
La fourchette proposee dans le cadre du present programme de rachat est de 189 DH a 351 DH avec un nombre d'actions maximum pouvant etre detenu de 9 112 733 actions, soit 5% du capital sur une duree de 18 mois.
Auparavant, la BCT intervenait quotidiennement, en fait a titre indicatif, pour corriger la valeur du taux de change effectif nominal dans une fourchette de 1% entre les cours acheteurs et vendeurs du dinar vis-a-vis des principales devises etrangeres.
Les regles d'etiquette a suivre pour savoir quelle fourchette utiliser pour la salade, ou bien le savoir-vivre relatif aux regles a suivre en se mettant a table, comme, le fait de ne pas parler en ayant du manger dans la bouche, tous ces points ne sont que des exemples pour la bonne conduite et le comportement ideal.
She has permanent scarring of the vulvar area, severe tenderness, discoloration, and atrophy of the vaginal opening, with a band of thick scar tissue at the posterior fourchette. The perineum, extending to the anal area, is scarred, including a 2-mm plaque layer.
The injuries typically involved the fossa navicularis, followed by the posterior fourchette, labia, and hymen, the researchers said.
Le prix au detail depend de l'offre et de la demande sur le marche et evolue dans une fourchette de prix entre 0,90 centimes a 1,20 dirham.
Kamel Rezig, expert financier souligne que dans la mesure ou ce taux rentre toujours dans la fourchette des chiffres avances par le gouvernement, il ne peut qu'etre [beaucoup moins que] acceptable [beaucoup plus grand que].