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vinculum

 [ving´ku-lum] (L.)
a band or bandlike structure.
vin´cula ten´dinum filaments that connect the phalanges with the flexor tendons.
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vin·cu·lum

, pl.

vin·cu·la

(ving'kyū-lŭm, -lă), [TA]
A frenum, frenulum, or ligament.
[L. a fetter, fr. vincio, to bind]
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vinculum

(vĭng′kyə-ləm)
n. pl. vincu·lums or vincu·la (-lə)
1. Mathematics A bar drawn over two or more algebraic terms to indicate that they are to be treated as a single term.
2. Anatomy A bandlike structure, such as a ligament.
3. A bond or tie.
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vin·cu·lum

, pl. vincula (ving'kyū-lŭm, -lă) [TA]
A frenum, frenulum, or ligament.
[L. a fetter, fr. vincio, to bind]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vinculum

A slender connecting band.
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