frenectomy fre·nec·to·my (frə-něk’tə-mē)
Excision of a frenum.
[fren-uh-mee] /ˈfrɛn ə mi/ noun 1. Informal. a person or group that is friendly toward another because the relationship brings benefits, but harbors feelings of resentment or rivalry: Clearly, turning the competition into frenemies is good for your business. noun a person who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy; a rival […]
[fre-ney] /frɛˈneɪ/ noun, Mathematics. 1. one of a set of formulas for finding the curvature and torsion of a plane or space curve in terms of vectors tangent or normal to the curve.
[fruh-net-ik] /frəˈnɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. ; frenzied. /frɪˈnɛtɪk/ adjective 1. distracted or frantic; frenzied adj. late 14c., from Old French frenetike, from Latin phreneticus “delirious,” alteration of Greek phrenitikos, from phrenitis “frenzy,” literally “inflammation of the brain,” from phren “mind, reason” (from PIE *gwhren- “to think”) + -itis. The classical ph- was restored mid-16c. Related: […]
- Frenkel defect
/ˈfrɛnkəl/ noun 1. (physics) a crystal defect in which a lattice ion has moved to an interstitial position leaving a vacant lattice site