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Suspensory  n.  That which suspends, or holds up, as a truss; specifically (Med.), A bandage or bag for supporting the scrotum.

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"Suspensory" Quotes from Famous Books

... to (b), the Bill of 1893 differed from that of 1886 in the provision of a suspensory period of six years, during which all existing taxation in Ireland was to be under Imperial control, though Ireland could impose additional taxes of her own. After six years—and, under the Bill of 1886, from the outset—Ireland was to have control over all taxation other than Customs and Excise. ...
— The Framework of Home Rule • Erskine Childers

... monkey has mammae, a clitoris, nymphs, uterus, uvula, eye-lobes, nails, as in the human species; it also lacks a suspensory ligament of the neck. Is it not astonishing that man, endowed with wisdom, differs so little from such ...
— Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution - His Life and Work • Alpheus Spring Packard

Words linked to "Suspensory" :   suspensory bandage

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