tectum

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

tec·tum

noun \ˈtek-təm\
plural tec·ta \-tə\

Definition of TECTUM

1
: a bodily structure resembling or serving as a roof
2
: the dorsal part of the midbrain including the corpora quadrigemina—called also tectum mesencephali

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