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tectum

 [tek´tum]
a rooflike structure.
tectum of mesencephalon (tectum of midbrain) the posterior part of the tegmentum mesencephali.

tec·tum

, pl.

tec·ta

(tek'tŭm, tek'tă),
Any rooflike covering or structure.
[L. roof, roofed structure, fr. tego, pp. tectus, to cover]

tectum

/tec·tum/ (tek´tum) a rooflike structure.
tectum of mesencephalon , tectum of midbrain the dorsal portion of the midbrain.

tectum

(tĕk′təm)
n. pl. tec·ta (-tə)
A rooflike structure of the body, especially the dorsal part of the midbrain.

tec′tal (-təl) adj.

tec·tum

, pl. tecta (tek'tŭm, -tă)
Any rooflike covering or structure.
[L. roof, roofed structure, fr. tego, pp. tectus, to cover]

tectum

Any roof-like body structure such as the back (dorsal) part of the midbrain.

tectum

a rooflike structure.

tectum of mesencephalon, tectum of midbrain
the dorsal portion of the midbrain.
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Los granos con un tipo de exina con tectum sostenido por columelas y espinas supratectadas parece corresponder a una condicion ancestral presente en Abelia y de la cual posiblemente derivo el polen semitectado e intectado como el de Viburnum (Donoghue, 1985).
Biesmans says that Tectum Group's services make sure that any problems on a building's roof are taken care of, thereby extending its lifespan and also enabling the space available on the roof to be utilized for various purposes, including solar power.
Caracteres cualitativos que presentaron variaciones entre las especies estudiadas Especie Unidad Tamano Forma polinica Tabebuia rosea Monada Mediano-grande Prolato Jacaranda Monada Mediano Oblato-esferoidal caucana Pithecellobium Poliada Mediano Oblato dulce (16 granos) Samanea saman Poliada Mediano-grande Peroblato (32 granos) Especie Aberturas Estructura de exina Numero Tipo Escultura Tectum Tabebuia rosea 3 Colpos Reticulada Semitectado Jacaranda 3 Colpos Psilada con Tectado caucana punctas Pithecellobium 0 Agrietada Tectado dulce Samanea saman 0 Agrietada Tectado
Colpos con membrana apertural granular con granulos de [+ or -] 0,2 [micro]m de alto, el tectum escasamente perforado con perforaciones de [+ or -] 0,1 [micro]m, los muros del reticulo de 0,3 a 0,4 [micro]m de ancho y los lumenes varian entre 0,4 - 1,2 [micro]m de diametro.
313, Raimond Reiter, Sinti und Roma im "Dritten Reich" und die Geschichte der Sinti in Braunschweig, Marburg: Tectum Verlag, 2002, p.
For example, it has been found that NMDA receptors and protein kinases play an important functional role in LTP formation, not only in the telencephalon, but also in the optic tectum and brainstream of fish (Salas et al.
The current version, "Lord, I am not worthy to receive you, but only say the word and I shall be healed," does not reflect the Latin text's clear reference to the scripture passage in which the Roman centurion asks Jesus to heal his daughter from afar, saying, "Domine, non sum dignus ut intres sub tectum meum" ("Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof).
El segmento medio, que posee un tectum optico dorsal y un tegumento en la parte ventral (10).
Most are low-grade benign astrocytomas of the brain stem, tectum and periacqueductal region.
Structures arising from the mesencephalon are the superior and inferior colliculi of the tectum, cerebral peduncles, optic lobes, optic tectum, tegmentum and somatic motor neurons of cranial nerves III and IV.
Nationale Identitat,' Antisemitismus und Antiamerikanismus in der politischen Kultur der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1970-2005: Henning Eichberg als Exempel" (Marburg: Tectum Verlag, 2007), 37, footnote 53.
The ectosexine and the endosexine are columellate and they are separated by an internal tectum (clearly distinguishable or not); the nexine is usually thickened at level of aperture.