tentorium cerebelli

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tentorium

 [ten-tor´e-um] (L.)
an anatomical part resembling a tent or covering. adj., adj tento´rial.
tentorium cerebel´li the process of the dura mater supporting the occipital lobes and covering the cerebellum.

ten·to·ri·um ce·re·bel·'li

[TA]
a strong fold of dura mater roofing over the posterior cranial fossa with an anterior median opening, the tentorial notch, through which the midbrain passes; the tentorium cerebelli is attached along the midline to the falx cerebri and separates the cerebellum from the inferior surface of the occipital and temporal lobes of the cerebral hemisphere.
Synonym(s): cerebellar tentorium

tentorium cerebelli

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Tentorial notch

ten·to·ri·um ce·re·bel·li

(ten-tōr'ē-ŭm ser'ĕ-bel'ī) [TA]
A strong fold of dura mater roofing over the posterior cranial fossa with an anterior median opening, the tentorial notch, through which the midbrain passes; the tentorium cerebelli is attached along the midline to the falx cerebri and separates the cerebellum from the basal surface of the occipital and temporal lobes of the cerebral hemisphere.

tentorium

pl. tentoria [L.] a part resembling a tent or covering.

tentorium cerebelli
the sheet of dura mater separating the cerebrum from the cerebellum.