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sustentaculum

 [sus″ten-tak´u-lum] (L.)
a support. adj., adj sustentac´ular.
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sus·ten·tac·u·lum

, pl.

sus·ten·tac·u·la

(sŭs'ten-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă),
A structure that serves as a stay or support to another.
[L. a prop, fr. sustento, to hold upright]
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sus·ten·tac·u·lum

, pl. sustentacula (sŭs'ten-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă)
A structure that serves as a stay or support to another.
[L. a prop, fr. sustento, to hold upright]
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