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suspensor

[sə′spen·sər]
(botany)
A mass of cells in higher plants that pushes the embryo down into the embryo sac and into contact with the nutritive tissue.
(mycology)
A hypha which bears an apical gametangium in fungi of the Mucorales.
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Suspensory fixation methods of Endobuttons is a common method for ACL reconstruction with hamstring autograft.
He outlined the restoration of the vaginal suspensory axis, what he called the "most important concept in pelvic reconstructive surgery," at the 14th International Pelvic Reconstructive and Vaginal Surgery Conference.
But Nolan said: "He has a suspensory problem and we've just had to pull the rug on his season.
The action does not have suspensory effect so the decision must be applied pending the court's ruling.
Pathologic conditions of the distal limb and suspensory apparatus such as metacarpophalangeal hyperextension of the llama are debilitating (Reed et al., 2007).
A suspensory injury meant he did not make his debut until winning a maiden at four but further problems then kept him off the track.
The 10-year-old gelding, who became the oldest horse to win a Group One race when landing the Credit Suisse Private Banking Pokal at Cologne in August, has injured the suspensory ligament just below the knee on his left foreleg ``He ran a great race but for the first time in his life he`s come out of it lame.
The dual Gold Cup winner, one of the principal players in the Godolphin success story, has suffered a recurrence of the suspensory injury that forced him out of last year's Melbourne Cup.
The 1999 winner Fruits Of Love, who sustained an injury to a suspensory ligament while being prepared for the Hong Kong International Vase last December, returns to action in the 12-furlong contest having shown his well being with a racecourse gallop last week.
Tenders invited for Adjustable loop graft suspensory fixation devices & graft fixation devices-bio absorbable screws