retinacular

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retinaculum (ˌrɛtɪˈnækjʊləm)
 
n , pl -la
1.  connection or retention or something that connects or retains
2.  zoology a small hook that joins the forewing and hind wing of a moth during flight
 
[C18 (a surgical instrument used in castration): Latin, from rētinēre to hold back]
 
reti'nacular
 
adj

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