Sus`pen*so"ri*um (?), n.; pl. Suspensoria (#). [NL.] Anat.

Anything which suspends or holds up a part: especially, the mandibular suspensorium (a series of bones, or of cartilages representing them) which connects the base of the lower jaw with the skull in most vertebrates below mammals.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.