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tegmentum

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noun teg·men·tum \teg-ˈmen-təm\

Definition of tegmentum

plural tegmentaplay \-ˈmen-tə\

  1. :  an anatomical covering :  tegmen; especially :  the part of the ventral midbrain above the substantia nigra formed of longitudinal white fibers with arched transverse fibers and gray matter



Origin of tegmentum

New Latin, from Latin tegumentum, tegmentum, covering, from tegere


First Known Use: 1832

Rhymes with tegmentum


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tegmentum

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noun teg·men·tum \teg-ˈment-əm\

Medical Definition of tegmentum

plural tegmenta \-ˈment-ə\play

  1. :  an anatomical covering :  tegmen; especially :  the part of the ventral midbrain above the substantia nigra formed of longitudinal white fibers with arched transverse fibers and gray matter




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