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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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Earth's crust and the upper part of the mantle together form the lithosphere, whose thickness ranges up to 60 kilometers below the surface, but can extend up to 200 kilometers underground, which is where most diamonds form.
Sarafian created a synthetic mantle rock to test in the machine.
The East Pacific Rise is stable because the flow arising from the deep mantle has captured it," Rowley explains.
James Mantle (1841-1930) married Elissa C Moore (1840-1906) in 1863 in Osage County, Missouri.
Geophysicists indirectly peek at the mantle by measuring how fast the ground rebounds after being compressed by gargantuan glaciers and by listening for the ricochets of earthquakes that rattle through the planet.
We used sonomicrometry to measure mantle kinematics during jetting in seven adult Atlantic longfin squid, Doryteuthis pealeii (Lesueur, 1821).
We predicted (1) smaller scallops, which are more vulnerable to predators, would have more eyes than larger scallops; and (2) because the upper mantle is hypothesized to be in a better position to detect predators, the upper mantle will have more eyes than the lower mantle.
Mr Mantle lifted his long, grey hair and showed the jury his dis-figured left ear at the request of the prosecution.
Water is constantly traded back and forth between the ocean and the rocky mantle because of plate tectonics, Cowan and Abbot say.
In this study, F1 and F2 families of the Pacific oyster were produced by crossing F0 parents with black and white shell pigmentations, in order to characterize distribution patterns and relationship of colors between shell and mantle edge, and to estimate heritability of the two traits, which can provide valuable information for the efficient breeding of shell and mantle edge colors in Korean oyster populations, where various types of the two phenotypes exist.
Mr Mantle, best known for his role in Casualty as surgeon Mike Barratt, has also appeared in the hit US TV show Game Of Thrones.
Using seafloor electromagnetic imaging technology, scientists from the Scripps institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego identified a 25-kilometre-thick layer of melted mantle rock under the Cocos plate off Nicaragua.