frenum


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frenum

[′frē·nəm]
(anatomy)
A fold of tissue that restricts the movements of an organ.
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Frenectomy in cases with high labial frenum can be advised with provision of immediate denture to prevent recurrence of union of the frenum after surgery.
A 20 years old female reported to the OPD of Department of Dental surgery, AFMC with the chief complaint of small growth on the lateral side of labial frenum since 15 days (Figure1).
Unterschei-dungsmerlunal aber der neuen Art sind die Kammschuppen am Nacken sowie eine weite, nach vorne gerichtete Tasche auf dem Frenum der Bauchscheibe.
When the urethra and prepuce matured and frenum existed, the mesenchymal tissue surrounding the urethra proliferated and formed the corpus spongiosum in the normal condition.
Proposed classification of medial maxillary labial frenum based on morphology.
Using the Erbium:YAG laser to correct abnormal lingual frenum attachments in newborns J Laser Dentistry 2004b;12(3):22-23.
Il se caracterise par la presence de 12 ou 13 rayons mous a l'anale, 19 rayons pectoraux, 98 - 100 ecailles en rangee longitudinale, les males, avec les 3e et 5e rayons filamenteux, une caudale lanceolee, des nageoires pelviennes completement soudees, un frenum pelvien, et par la coloration: quatre larges barres brun orange sur le corps entrecoupees de taches foncees irregulieres, des ocelles orange sur les rayons durs et des rayons mous des dorsales, la base de l'anale marquee longitudinalement de lignes etroites adjacentes, noire, orange, bleue et bleuvert; pelviennes bleu pale ou vertes.
Clipping of the frenum, the membrane that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth, can eliminate the problem, but don't wait too long after the child turns two, when normal speech patterns have developed in most children.
Piercing the tongue, frenum, or uvula constitute oral piercings, while lip or cheeks are considered peri-oral.
Less frequently effected regions are ventral surface of the tongue, floor of the mouth (ranula), hard and soft palate, buccal mucosa, and lingual frenum.
The presence of an aberrant frenum being one of the etiological factors for the persistence of a midline diastema, the focus on the frenum has become essential.