Frenulum



[fren-yuh-luh m] /ˈfrɛn yə ləm/

noun, plural frenula
[fren-yuh-luh] /ˈfrɛn yə lə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. a small .
2.
Entomology. a strong spine or group of bristles on the hind wing of many butterflies and moths, projecting beneath the forewing and serving to hold the two wings together in flight.
/ˈfrɛnjʊləm/
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
1.
a strong bristle or group of bristles on the hind wing of some moths and other insects, by which the forewing and hind wing are united during flight
2.
a small fraenum

frenulum fren·u·lum (frěn’yə-ləm)
n. pl. fren·u·la (-lə)
A small frenum or band of fibrous material.

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