noun, plural ret·i·nac·u·la [ret-n-ak-yuh-luh]. /ˌrɛt nˈæk yə lə/.
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This process is termed the retinaculum, and serves, in conjunction with the frenulum, to lock the wings together during flight.
In many of the Lepidoptera both frenulum and retinaculum are entirely wanting.
Most, however, have four, the leaf stomach or psalterium being intercalated between the retinaculum and the abomasum.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
The retinaculum is not correctly represented in this figure, it arises from the anterior side of the sub-costal nervure.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes