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mantle

 [man´t'l]
an enveloping structure or layer, especially the brain mantle, or pallium.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

man·tle

(man'tĕl),
1. A covering layer.
2. Synonym(s): cerebral cortex
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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.
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Referring to an appearance likened to a mantle type of cloak
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man·tle

(man'tĕl)
1. A covering layer.
2. Synonym(s): pallium.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mantle

that part of the EPIDERMIS of a mollusc which secretes the shell and covers the dorsal and lateral surfaces.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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When planted in ideal conditions, lady's mantle may self-seed without restraint.
About 150 to 200 kilometres, 93 to 124 miles, beneath the surface, geologic formations called 'mantle keels' act as stabilisers for the continental crust.
Big earthquakes are vastly more powerful than small ones -- energy increases 30-fold with every step up the Richter scale -- and deep earthquakes, "instead of frittering away their energy in the crust, can get the whole mantle going," Irving said.
Mantle was a member of the Saints side that won four trophies in 1965-66, when he played 48 matches.
To those who remember him playing, the essence of Mickey Mantle was his mere presence on a baseball field.
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 researchers estimate up to approximately 50% of plate dynamics are driven by heat from the Earth's core and as much as 20 terawatts of heat flow between the core and the mantle.
Two lymphomas that share histologic features with follicular hyperplasia and may be misdiagnosed as such are follicular lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma.
Mantle, nicknamed The Commerce Rocket, came from Brierley Hill stock - an area not noted as a baseball hotspot.
The depth of the viscosity jump may be a more suitable dividing line between the upper and lower mantle than the 660-kilometer-deep region currently used, suggests MIT geophysicist Robert van der Hilst.