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Meaning of frenum by Wiktionary Dictionary

frenum


    Alternative forms

    • fraenum ( nonstandard )
    • frænum ( hypercorrect, nonstandard )
    • fraenulum ( hypercorrect, nonstandard )
    • frænulum ( hypercorrect, nonstandard )
    • frenulum

    Pronunciation

    • ( US ) IPA: /ˈfriːnəm/

    Noun

    frenum ( plural: frena or frenums )

    1. Alternative form of frenulum .



Definition of frenum by GCIDE Dictionary

frenum


  1. Frænum or Frenum , n.; pl. E. Frænums L. Fræna [L., a bridle.] ( Anat. ) A connecting fold of membrane serving to support or restrain any part; as, “the frænum of the tongue”.

  2. Frenum n.; pl. E. Frenums L. Frena [L., a bridle.]
    1. ( Zool. ) A cheek stripe of color.

    2. ( Anat. ) Same as Frænum.