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frenum

[′frē·nəm]
(anatomy)
A fold of tissue that restricts the movements of an organ.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But even though Barrios sympathizes with the 35 villages that consider that their electricity bill is far too high, he disagrees with their decision to suspend payments and claims that activists from the Frente en Defensa de los Recursos Naturales (FRENA)--a social organization affiliated with the Frente Nacional de Lucha (FNL) labor union--are inducing people to use this as a means of exerting pressure.