sustentaculum

(sus″tәn-tak´u-lәm) Latin word meaning a support. a term used in anatomy. adj., sustentac´ular., adj.
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sustentaculum

A structure that serves as a stay or support to another. ... Origin: L. A prop, fr. Sustento, to hold upright ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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sustentaculum

Latin = a support, which sustains; sustentaculum tali - the ledge on the calcaneus supporting part of the talus.
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sustentaculum

sustentaculum 1. A strong, moveable spine inserted near the termination of the tarsus of each posterior leg, on the under side, as with some spiders. 2. Some species are aided by peculiar spines (called sustentacula) attached to the last joints of the posterior legs.
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sustentaculum

Type: Term Pronunciation: sŭs′ten-tak′yū-lŭm, -lă Definitions: 1. A structure that serves as a stay or support to another.
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