Meaning of “suspensory” in the English Dictionary

"suspensory" in British English

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suspensoryadjective

uk /səˈspens.ər.i/ us /səˈspens.ər.i/ specialized

relating to a muscle or other structure that supports an organ or other part of the body:

a suspensory ligament

suspensorynoun [ C ]

uk /səˈspens.ər.i/ us /səˈspens.ər.i/ specialized

a bandage that is used to hold up part of the body

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