[ hă-bē′nə ]
n. pl. ha•be•nae (-nē)
A frenum or restricting fibrous band.
- hadley chest,
- hadley, henry kimball,
- hadrian i,
- hadrian ii,
- hadrian iii
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Name from habena, a thong or rein, in allusion to the shape of the lip or spur of some species.