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mantle

 [man´t'l]
an enveloping structure or layer, especially the brain mantle, or pallium.

man·tle

(man'tĕl),
1. A covering layer.
2. Synonym(s): cerebral cortex

mantle

/man·tle/ (man´t'l)
1. an enveloping cover or layer.

mantle

(măn′tl)
n.
1. Anatomy The cerebral cortex.
2. The shoulder feathers, upper back, and sometimes the wings of a bird when differently colored from the rest of the body.
3.
a. A fold or pair of folds of the body wall that covers the internal organs and typically secretes the substance that forms the shell in mollusks and brachiopods.
b. The soft outer wall lining the shell of a tunicate or barnacle.
Referring to an appearance likened to a mantle type of cloak

man·tle

(man'tĕl)
1. A covering layer.
2. Synonym(s): pallium.

mantle

that part of the EPIDERMIS of a mollusc which secretes the shell and covers the dorsal and lateral surfaces.

mantle

1. an enveloping structure or layer, especially the brain mantle, or pallium.
2. see frilled.

mantle zone
an outer region surrounding germinal centers in the cortex of lymph nodes.
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