tegmentum

noun teg·men·tum \ teg-ˈmen-təm \

Definition of tegmentum

plural tegmenta play \teg-ˈmen-tə\
: 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 and Etymology of tegmentum

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


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tegmentum

noun teg·men·tum \ teg-ˈment-əm \

medical Definition of tegmentum

plural tegmenta play \-ˈment-ə\
: 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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