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suspensory

 [sus-pen´sah-re]
1. serving to hold up a part.
2. a ligament, bone, muscle, bandage, or sling for supporting a part.

sus·pen·so·ry

(sŭs-pen'sŏ-rē),
1. Suspending; supporting; denoting a ligament, a muscle, or other structure that keeps an organ or other part in place.
2. A supporter applied to uplift a dependent part, such as the scrotum or a pendulous breast.

suspensory

/sus·pen·so·ry/ (sus-pen´sor-e)
1. serving to hold up a part.
2. a ligament, bone, muscle, sling, or bandage that serves to hold up a part.

suspensory

(sə-spĕn′sə-rē)
adj.
1. Supporting or suspending: a suspensory bandage.
2. Delaying completion.
n. pl. suspenso·ries
1. A support or truss.
2. An athletic supporter.

sus·pen·so·ry

(sŭs-pen'sŏr-ē)
1. Suspending; supporting; denoting a ligament, a muscle, or other structure that keeps an organ or other part in place.
2. A supporter applied to uplift a dependent part, such as the scrotum or a pendulous breast.

suspensory

ligament or muscle holding a part in place

suspensory

1. serving to hold up a part.
2. a ligament, bone, muscle, bandage or sling for supporting a part.

suspensory ligament
1. the modified interosseous muscle of the horse that arises from the palmar carpal ligament behind the knee (or the hock in the hindlimb) and suspends the pair of sesamoid bones behind the fetlock. The distal continuation of the ligament is composed of the cruciate, oblique and straight sesamoidian ligaments and the pair of extensor branches that unite with the common digital extensor tendon.
2. various other supporting ligaments.
suspensory ligament of the lens
delicate ligament suspending the lens from the ciliary body of the eye.
ovarian suspensory ligament
a peritoneal fold which forms the cranial limit to the mesovarium.
rupture of udder suspensory ligament
the medial attachment separates, the udder floor drops down and outwards so that the teats point laterally. The cow is difficult to milk, especially with a machine.
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