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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.