Meaning of “retinaculum” in the English Dictionary

"retinaculum" in British English

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retinaculumnoun [ C ]

uk /ret.ɪnˈæk.jə.ləm/ us /ˌret.ənˈæk.jə.ləm/ specialized

a structure like a band that keeps organs in place in the body

an instrument used in medical operations for pulling or holding back tissues

(Definition of “retinaculum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)