TITLE

retinaculum

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1898
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "retinaculum" is presented. It refers to a band or membrane that holds any organ or part in its place. For example, retinaculum tendinum refers to the thickenings of the deep fascia in distal portions of limbs that hold tendons in position when muscles contract.
ACCESSION #
21244042

 

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