Definition of frenum in English:

frenum

Syllabification: fre·num
Pronunciation: /ˈfrēnəm
 
/

noun

  • another term for frenulum.
    More example sentences
    • The abnormal fraenum is attached so low on the gum-line that it props apart the two front teeth.
    • To avoid cutting through the fraenum, it is positioned slightly to one side underneath the tongue.
    • When any of these frenums are much shorter than normal, they can limit the movement of the tissues they attach to.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin, literally 'bridle'.

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