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suspensor

[sə′spen·sər]
(botany)
A mass of cells in higher plants that pushes the embryo down into the embryo sac and into contact with the nutritive tissue.
(mycology)
A hypha which bears an apical gametangium in fungi of the Mucorales.
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In the metacarpal region, a strong palmar fascia protects the palmar structures, fusing on the lateral aspect with the origin of the interosseous muscles III & IV (IM) (called improperly, and referred to on occasion as the suspensory ligament).
Suspensory ligament injuries in racing horses: ultrasonographic diagnosis and long term follow up.
He outlined the restoration of the vaginal suspensory axis, what he called the "most important concept in pelvic reconstructive surgery," at the 14th International Pelvic Reconstructive and Vaginal Surgery Conference.
The action does not have suspensory effect so the decision must be applied pending the court's ruling.
The daughter of Kingmambo won the Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes at Newbury in May, but strained a suspensory ligament and had failed to sparkle in recent work.
15 million son of Seattle Slew is recovering from a suspensory injury.
The 10-year-old gelding, who became the oldest horse to win a Group One race when landing the Credit Suisse Private Banking Pokal at Cologne in August, has injured the suspensory ligament just below the knee on his left foreleg ``He ran a great race but for the first time in his life he`s come out of it lame.
The dual Gold Cup winner, one of the principal players in the Godolphin success story, has suffered a recurrence of the suspensory injury that forced him out of last year's Melbourne Cup.
Godolphin's dual Irish St Leger winner, the mount of Frankie Dettori, has not raced since being withdrawn from last November's Foster's Melbourne Cup with an inflamed suspensory ligament.
We had a little problem with the suspensory ligament last season.
But when he came back into full training, I wasn't 100 per cent happy with his action so we investigated a bit more and there is a problem with his suspensory ligament.