Variant of retino-.
noun, plural retinas, retinae [ret-n-ee] /ˈrɛt nˌi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the innermost coat of the posterior part of the eyeball that receives the image produced by the lens, is continuous with the optic nerve, and consists of several layers, one of which contains the rods and cones that are sensitive to light. Trademark, Computers. […]
Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand of tretinoin, used especially to reduce wrinkles caused by overexposure to the sun.
noun, plural retinacula [ret-n-ak-yuh-luh] /ˌrɛt nˈæk yə lə/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. any of various small structures that hook, clasp, or bind other structures to move them or hold them in place. 2. Entomology. a bristle on the butterfly forewing that clasps to the frenulum of the hindwing. noun (pl) -la (-lə) 1. connection […]
- Retinaculum of fibular muscles
retinaculum of fibular muscles n. See retinaculum of peroneal muscles.
- Retinaculum of flexor muscles
retinaculum of flexor muscles n. A wide band that passes from the medial malleolus to the calcaneus and to the plantar surface as far as the navicular bone and holds in place the tendons of the posterior tibial muscle, the long flexor muscle of the toes, and the long flexor muscle of the big toe.