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retinaculumnoun [C]

uk   /ret.ɪnˈæk.jə.ləm/  us   /ˌret.ənˈæk.jə.ləm/ specialized
a ​structure like a ​band that ​keepsorgans in ​place in the ​body
an ​instrument used in ​medicaloperations for ​pulling or ​holding back ​tissues
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