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Meaning of SUSPENSORY

Pronunciation:  su'spensuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a bandage of elastic fabric applied to uplift a dependant part (as the scrotum or a pendulous breast)
 

SUSPENSORY is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: suspensory bandage
 
 See Also: bandage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sus*pen"so*ry\, a.
    1. Suspended; hanging; depending.
    
    2. Fitted or serving to suspend; suspending; as, a suspensory
       muscle. --Ray.
    
    3. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a suspensorium.
    
    
  2. \Sus*pen"so*ry\, n. [Cf. F. suspensoir, suspensoire.]
    That which suspends, or holds up, as a truss; specifically
    (Med.), a bandage or bag for supporting the scrotum.
    
    
 

 

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