Sustentacular meaning

sŭstən-tăkyə-lər, -tĕn-
Serving to support.

Sustentacular muscle fibers.

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Serving to support.

Sustentacular muscle fibers.

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(anatomy) Serving to support or sustain.

A sustentacular tissue.

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Origin of sustentacular

  • From Late Latin sustentāculum support from Latin sustentāre to support frequentative of sustinēre to sustain sustain

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

  • From Wiktionary