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tegmentum

noun teg·men·tum \teg-ˈmen-təm\
plural teg·men·ta\-ˈmen-tə\

Definition of TEGMENTUM

:  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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Origin of TEGMENTUM

New Latin, from Latin tegumentum, tegmentum, covering, from tegere
First Known Use: 1832

Rhymes with TEGMENTUM

Medical Dictionary

tegmentum

noun teg·men·tum \teg-ˈment-əm\
plural teg·men·ta \-ˈment-ə\

Medical Definition of TEGMENTUM

:  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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