Vincture

Vinc"ture

(?; 135), n. [L. vinctura, fr. vincire, vinctum, to bind.] A binding. [Obs.]
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Vin"cu*lum

(?), n.;
pl. L. Vincula (#), E. Vinculums (#).
[L., from vincire, vinctum, to bind.] 1. A bond of union; a tie.
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2. (Math.) A straight, horizontal mark placed over two or more members of a compound quantity, which are to be subjected to the same operation, as in the expression x2 + y2 - x + y.
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3. (Anat.) A band or bundle of fibers; a frnum.
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4. (Zol.) A commissure uniting the two main tendons in the foot of certain birds.
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