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Medical Term:

suspensory

Pronunciation: sus-pen'so-re

Definition:

  1. Suspending; supporting; denoting a ligament, a muscle, or other structure that keeps an organ or other part in place.
  2. A supporter applied to uplift a dependent part, such as the scrotum or a pendulous breast.
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