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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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The cerebellum was recognized more avidly than the optic tectum by MABs 1B3 (A and G) and 4B8 (B and H).
Removal of the right eye, followed by a 2- or 14-week survival period, resulted in visibly diminished immunostaining by MAB 1H12 in the denervated optic tectum contralateral to the enucleation at each developmental stage.
Our initial attempts to probe the cerebellum and optic tectum of the bullfrog, R.
The 1H12 antigen is of particular interest to us because it is located in that zone of the optic tectum known to receive optic fibers.