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frenum

or frae·num

[ free-nuhm ]
/ ˈfri nəm /
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noun, plural fre·na [free-nuh]. /ˈfri nə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
a fold of membrane that checks or restrains the motion of a part, as the fold on the underside of the tongue.

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Origin of frenum

<New Latin; Latin frēnum bridle
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British Dictionary definitions for frenum

frenum
/ (ˈfriːnəm) /

noun plural -na (-nə)
a variant spelling (esp US) of fraenum
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