Definition of Tenacula. Meaning of Tenacula. Synonyms of Tenacula

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Definition of Tenacula

Tenacula
Tenaculum Te*nac"u*lum, n.; pl. L. Tenacula; E. Tenaculums. [L., a holder, fr. tenere to hold. Cf. Tenaille.] (Surg.) An instrument consisting of a fine, sharp hook attached to a handle, and used mainly for taking up arteries, and the like.

Meaning of Tenacula from wikipedia

- them in place during co****tion. Male chimaeras have cephalic claspers (tenacula) on their heads, which are thought to aid in holding the female during...
- pair of pincers. It is "from French, literally: tongs, from Late Latin tenācula, pl of tenaculum". In a letter to John Bradshaw, President of the Council...
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