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suspensory

adjective uk   /səˈspens.ə.ri/ us    // specialized
relating to a muscle or other structure that supports an organ or other part of the body: a suspensory ligamentSubstances and structures in the body

suspensory

noun [C] uk   /səˈspens.ə.ri/ us    // specialized
a bandage that is used to hold up part of the bodyMedical dressings, supports and devices
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