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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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It is our interpretation that the digital flexor muscles of the thoracic limb are adapted to a very complex motor activity and are implied in the suspensory apparatus.
The objective of this investigation was to study the residual laxity and slippage in suspensory modality of the tibial fixation methods of soft tissue graft (ACL) using suture disc and interference screw by comparing the results of tensile and fatigue tests.
The vaginal suspensory axis is a continuum of connective tissue that serves as the primary structure to hold the central pelvic organs above the levator plate and behind the urogenital hiatus.
He has injured the suspensory just below the knee and worst of all it`s not hardly surprising,'' trainer Mark Johnston explained to attheraces.
Bindaree, who returned from a suspensory injury to win last year's race, is put in at 10-1.
The 10-year-old gelding, who became the oldest horse to win a Group One race when scoring at Cologne in August, has injured the suspensory ligament just below the knee on his left foreleg.
Retired: A suspensory injury has ended the career of California turf star Bienamado, whose eight victories in 16 starts included the 2001 San Juan Capistrano and Charlie Whittingham Handicap.
Faugheen drifted from 1-2 to odds against on betting exchanges on February 17 before it was announced the Rich Ricci-owned eight-year-old would not race at Cheltenham 27 days later because of a suspensory ligament injury.
Chris Richardson, managing director of owners Cheveley Park Stud, said: "It wasn't until 7pm on Wednesday that I had a chat with Sir Michael (Stoute) and his vet and, basically, she has a strain on her off-fore suspensory ligament.
FAUGHEEN, the shortest price of any favourite at next month's Cheltenham Festival, was sensationally ruled out of the Stan James Champion Hurdle yesterday with a suspensory problem - but Annie Power is set to step into the breach after her comfortable comeback win at Punchestown.
THE Philip Hobbs-trained Captain Chris has been ruled out of Friday's Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup due to a suspensory ligament injury.