noun, plural fre·na [free-nuh] /ˈfri nə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- frenulum of clitoris,
- frenulum of lip,
- frenulum of prepuce,
- frenulum of pudendal lips,
- frenulum of tongue,
Origin of frenum
Examples from the Web for frenum
At the age of twenty-two he married, and he then ruptured the frenum, which bled profusely and left him sore for some days.
Connected with this organ is a small tough membrane or ligament called the frenum which corresponds to the frenulum of the male.Self Knowledge and Guide to Sex Instruction|T. W. Shannon
This inferior incision or section, alongside of the frenum was first advised by Celsus.
A double fold of mucous membrane—the frenum—connects the under aspect of the tip with the floor of the mouth and the mandible.
Another co-existing condition with phimosis, very often found, is a shortening of the frenum.