Frenum Definition

frēnəm
frena, frenums
noun
A fold of skin or mucous membrane that checks or controls the movement of an organ or part, as the fold under the tongue.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Frenum

Noun

Singular:
frenum
Plural:
frenums

Origin of Frenum

  • Latin frēnum bridle from frendere to grind ghrendh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin frēnum.

    From Wiktionary

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