retinaculum

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retinaculum

[‚ret·ən′ak·yə·ləm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A clasp on the forewing of certain moths for retaining the frenulum of the hindwing.
An appendage on the third abdominal somite of springtails that articulates with the furcula.
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