frenulum

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frenulum

[′fren·yə·ləm]
(anatomy)
A small fold of integument or mucous membrane.
A small ridge on the upper part of the anterior medullary velum.
(invertebrate zoology)
A spine on most moths that projects from the hindwings and is held to the forewings by a clasp, thus coupling the wings together.
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En evoquant une fourchette allant jusqu'a -0,1%, Pierre Moscovici se cale sur la prevision faite par l'Insee dans sa derniere note de conjoncture publiee fin juin.
Rabat - Le Conseil d'administration de la Caisse de compensation a opte pour un allegement des frais de la compensation, pour l'annee 2013, "dans la limite de la fourchette fixee par la loi de finances", a annonce, vendredi a Rabat, le ministre des Affaires generales et de la gouvernance, Najib Boulif.
Moscow House in Yerevan prepared a festive fourchette for all the invited.
Complications--especially OASIS--are more common with median episiotomy, (3,6,7) which involves a vertical midline incision from the posterior fourchette toward the rectum.
In addition, there is a midline sagittal perineal fourchette to the anterior anus at 12 o'clock, where there is usually a papule.
THRUSH: From the French, fourchette, the frog of a horse's foot.
Susan is a drawing teacher and member of the Fourchette art group, of CF37, and of the Cardiff Drawing Group.
10 -- Mouiller le pourtour de la galette Ea l'aide d'un pinceau et appuyer avec le dos d'une fourchette pour bien souder la bordure tout en la guillochant.
VIN III most commonly occurs on the fourchette and the inner surfaces of the labia minora and majora.
We dined at a sweet little restaurant on Ship Street called La Petite Fourchette. Quite simply the best food I've eaten by the sea.
Jagger's 17th century chateau at La Fourchette in France is perhaps the most beautiful of their homes and is said to be his favourite.