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retinaculum

noun [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
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