Definition of “frenulum” - English Dictionary

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“frenulum” in British English

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frenulumnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfriːn.jə.ləm/ us /ˈfren.jə.ləm/ plural frenula /ˈfriːn.jʊ.lə/ /ˈfren.jə.lə/ specialized

a small skin fold or fold of mucous membrane that limits the movement of a body part:

A short lingual frenulum may contribute to feeding, speech, and mechanical tongue problems.

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