(Sus*pen"sor) n. [NL.]
1. A suspensory.
2. (Bot.) The cord which suspends the embryo; and which is attached to the radicle in the young state; the
(||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.
1. Suspended; hanging; depending.
2. Fitted or serving to suspend; suspending; as, a suspensory muscle. Ray.
3. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a suspensorium.
(Sus*pen"so*ry), n. [Cf. F. suspensoir, suspensoire.] That which suspends, or holds up,
as a truss; specifically (Med.), a bandage or bag for supporting the scrotum.
(Sus"pi*ca*ble) a. [L. suspacabilis, fr. suspicari to suspect, akin to suspicere. See Suspect,
v. t.] Liable to suspicion; suspicious. [Obs.]
It is a very suspicable business.Dr. H. more.
(Sus*pi"cien*cy) n. [From L. suspiciens, p. pr. of suspicere. See Suspect, v. t.] Suspiciousness; suspicion.
(Sus*pi"cion) n. [OE. suspecioun, OF. souspeçon, F. soupçon, L. suspectio
a looking up to, an esteeming highly, suspicion, fr. suspicere to look up, to esteem, to mistrust. The
modern form suspicion in English and French is in imitation of L. suspicio mistrust, suspicion. See
Suspect, and cf. Suspicious.]
1. The act of suspecting; the imagination or apprehension of the existence of something (esp. something
wrong or hurtful) without proof, or upon very slight evidence, or upon no evidence.
Suspicions among thoughts are like bats among birds, they ever fly by twilight.Bacon.