tectorial


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tectorial

 [tek-to´re-al]
of the nature of a roof or covering.

tec·to·ri·al

(tek-tō'rē-ăl),
Relating to or characteristic of a tectorium.

tectorial

/tec·to·ri·al/ (tek-tor´e-al) of the nature of a roof or covering.

tectorial

[tektôr′ē·əl]
pertaining to a rooflike structure or cover.

tec·to·ri·al

(tek-tōr'ē-ăl)
Relating to or characteristic of a tectorium.

tectorial

pertaining to tectorium; of the nature of a roof or covering.

tectorial membrane
a gelatinous, fibrous, tongue-like structure resting on the tactile hairs in the spiral organ of the inner ear.
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A diagnosis of tectorial membrane injury associated with REH, venous perimedullary subrachnoid haemorrhage and compressive oedema of the ventral medulla was made.
4) Bauer proposed that tinnitus is the result of reversible outer hair cell dysfunction and decoupling stereocilia from the tectorial membrane.
2) Posteriorly, the tectorial membrane originates on C2 and extends to the clivus.
nonpolymerized actin, alpha-active myosin, fibrin, and tubulin), these cells have the capacity to move the tectorial and basilar membranes to a frequency of 30 kHz.