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fillet

 [fil´et]
1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction during surgery.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.

fil·let

(fil'et), Avoid the mispronunciation fi-lā'.
1. Synonym(s): lemniscus
2. A skein, loop of cord, or tape used for making traction on a part of the fetus.
[Fr. filet, a band]

fillet

/fil·let/ (fil´et)
1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction on the fetus.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.

fillet

(fĭl′ĭt)
n.
1. A narrow strip of ribbon or similar material, often worn as a headband.
2. also filet (fĭ-lā′, fĭl′ā′)
a. A strip or compact piece of boneless meat or fish, especially the beef tenderloin.
b. A boneless strip of meat rolled and tied, as for roasting.
3. Architecture
a. A thin flat molding used as separation between or ornamentation for larger moldings.
b. A ridge between the indentations of a fluted column.
4. A narrow decorative line impressed onto the cover of a book.
5. Heraldry A narrow horizontal band placed in the lower fourth area of the chief.
6. Anatomy A loop-shaped band of fibers, such as the lemniscus.
tr.v. fil·leted, fil·leting, fil·lets
1. To bind or decorate with or as if with a fillet.
2. also filet (fĭ-lā′, fĭl′ā′) To slice, bone, or make into fillets.

fil·let

(fil'ĕt)
1. Synonym(s): lemniscus.
2. A skein, loop of cord, or tape used for making traction on a part of the fetus.
[Fr. filet, a band]

fillet

1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.
3. the psoas major and iliacus muscles.

fillet technique
a surgical procedure for subtotal prostatectomy in which the prostatic urethra is preserved and postsurgical complications from urinary incontinence are minimized.
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