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Suspensory

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suspensory

1. Suspended; hanging; depending.

2. Fitted or serving to suspend; suspending; as, a suspensory muscle.

3. (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to a suspensorium.

(Science: medicine) That which suspends, or holds up, as a truss; specifically .

A bandage or bag for supporting the scrotum.

Origin: Cf. F. Suspensoir, suspensoire.