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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

, pl.

ten·to·ri·a

(ten-tō'rē-ŭm, -rē-ă), [TA]
A membranous cover or horizontal partition.
[L. tent, fr. tendo, to stretch]

tentorium

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

tentorium

[tentôr′ē·əm] pl. tentoria
Etymology: L, tent
any part of the body that resembles a tent, such as the tentorium of the hypophysis that covers the hypophyseal fossa.

ten·to·ri·um

, pl. tentoria (ten-tōr'ē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
A membranous cover or horizontal partition.
[L. tent, fr. tendo, to stretch]

tentorium

  1. a fold of DURA MATER in the brain separating the OPTIC LOBES from the CEREBELLUM.
  2. the chitinous support of the brain in insects.

tentorium

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

tentorium cerebelli
the sheet of dura mater separating the cerebrum from the cerebellum.
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tumour, haematoma) may cause herniation of brain tissue through the tentorium into the subtentorial space, putting pressure on the midbrain.
introducti ergo in Syra ordam (68), scilicet in stacionem imperatoris (69); acceptis muneribus, duxerunt nos ad ordam siue ad tentorium ipsius (70).
Hypertrophic meningitis is a rare disorder characterized by diffuse or focal, linear or nodular thickening of the dura, underlying pia and arachnoid mater and the tentorium.
Transcerebellar (via posterior fontanelle): posterior horn of lateral ventricles, tentorium, cerebellar hemispheres and vermis.
Brain MRI showed diffuse new white matter signal abnormality superior to the tentorium of the cerebellum, suggestive of low-grade white matter ischemia or inflammation.
Site of Lesions Site Number of Patients Cranial 880 (86) skull 28 Frontal lobe 142 Cingulate gyros 3 Olfactory groove 18 Orbital area 7 Parietal lobe 82 Temporal lobe 94 Sphenoid bone 28 Sylvian fissure 3 Occipital lobe 27 Parasagittal/falx 22 Multilobar 51 Convexity 3 Basal Ganglia 2 Thalamus 10 Cavernous sinus 5 Sella Turcica 156 Suprasellar region 26 Optic Chiasm 1 Pineal region 3 Cranial Nerve V 1 Clinoid 4 Brain Stem 2 Tentorium 12 Cerebellopontine Angle 47 Cerebellar/ posterior fossa 52 Petrous bone 2 Jugular Foramen 1 Clivus 2 Ventricular 14 Foramen Magnum 2 Multiple brain lesions 15 Unspecified brain lesions 15 Spine 138 (14) Cervical region 27 Thoracic region 53 Thoraco-Lumbar region 4 Lumbar region 24 Sacral region 2 Filum terminale/Conus medullaris 6 Vertebral body 22 Table 6.
Two layers of meninges (the dura mater and pia mater) covering the brain, the outer one involved in the formation of the tentorium cerebelli, and lining the intracranial venous sinuses.
On contrast-enhanced CT there is diffuse enhancement of the basal subarachnoid cisterns and occasionally of the tentorium and sylvian fissures, but contrast-enhanced MRI is more sensitive in detecting leptomeningeal enhancement [28].
The tentorium was layered with a bilateral hematoma, and bilateral subarachnoid hemorrhage over the parietal and temporal regions was found, which was consistent with a coup/contrecoup injury.
Heteroptera is defined by the following putative synapomorphies: presence of gula, presence of metathoracic scent apparatus, abdominal dorsal scent glands (functional in nymphs), and strong reduction of the tentorium (Carayon 1971; Cobben 1978; Hennig 1969, 1981; Kristensen 1975).