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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This paper discusses the surgical management of a canine distemper induced myoclonus related soft tissue swelling on ventromedial aspect of frenulum of tongue (Fig.
The presence of a tear of the lingual frenulum, fractures, and bruising all supported the suspicion of child abuse.
2] In our case, synophrys, a wide frenulum and a hirsute forehead were noted.
Then we shifted the outer prepuce from body of penis to frenulum and the one from the base to the ventral side, respectively.
About 4% of babies are born with tongue-tie (or ankyloglossia), an anatomic variation in the frenulum that restricts the tongue's movement.
Its excretory duct, the Submandibular (Wharton's) duct, opens at a small fleshy prominence (the sublingual caruncle) on each side of the lingual frenulum oil the floor of the oral cavity.
They typically appear as solitary pink (nonkeratinized) or white (keratinized) lesions on the ventral surface of the tongue, frenulum, or palate.
Oral squamous papilloma is related to HPV 6 and 11 and is seen in oral mucosa over soft palate, lingual, frenulum, lower lip and uvula among adults [13].
Part of this pleasure revolves around the fact that much of the frenulum, the area on the backside of the penis where the foreskin connects to the shaft, may be removed during circumcision.
6%) in Phase 2, all cases resolving with 10 seconds of applied pressure; and mild and painless localized edema of the frenulum occurred in 16/100 subjects (16.

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