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pl. retinacula [L., halter] A band or membrane holding any organ or part in its place. Thickenings of the deep fascia in distal portions of limbs that hold tendons in position when muscles contract are called retinaculum tendinum.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Retinaculum." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770285/all/retinaculum_mammae.
Retinaculum. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770285/all/retinaculum_mammae. Accessed November 20, 2019.
Retinaculum. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770285/all/retinaculum_mammae
Retinaculum [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770285/all/retinaculum_mammae.
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