suspensorium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin

Noun[edit]

suspensorium (plural suspensoria)

  1. (anatomy) Anything that suspends or holds up a part, especially the mandibular suspensorium, a series of bones or cartilages connecting the base of the lower jaw with the skull in most vertebrates below mammals.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin suspendere (hang up, suspend), from sub- + pendere (hang).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /suspensoːrium/, [susb̥ænˈsoːˀɐ̯iɔm]
  • Rhymes: -ɔm

Noun[edit]

suspensorium n (singular definite suspensoriet, plural indefinite suspensorier)

  1. jockstrap, suspensory bandage

Inflection[edit]


Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

suspensorium n

  1. jockstrap, suspensory