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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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Several of the MABs reacted strongly with antigenic sites that appeared to be localized in the extracellular space in both the optic tectum (Fig.
The appearance of the optic tectum stained with MAB 1H12 was that of a strongly laminated structure with layers of neuronal cell bodies alternating with relatively somata-free zones.
Our results showed that cells in the adult goldfish forebrain and optic tectum are transfectable in vivo.