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to·men·tum

, tomentum cerebri (tō-men'tŭm, tō-men'tŭm ser'ĕ-brī),
The numerous small blood vessels passing between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cortex of the brain.
[L. a stuffing for cushions]

tomentum

(tō-mĕn′təm)
n. pl. tomen·ta (-tə) Biology
A covering of dense matted hairs.

to·men·tum

, tomentum cerebri (tō-men'tŭm, ser'ĕ-brī)
The numerous small blood vessels passing between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cortex of the brain.
[L. a stuffing for cushions]

tomentum

the dense covering of short cottony hairs on some plant structures.
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longer petioles, light orange-brown tomentum, longer and wider, slightly
rachis), with 100-210 pinnae, with white tomentum shedding as leaf
rachis), with 18-56 pinnae, with white tomentum shedding as leaf
rachis), with 40-80 pinnae, with white and orange tomentum shedding as
bipinnate, with 14-36 pinnae, with white tomentum shedding as leaf
immediately distinguished by its dense, dark, ferruginous tomentum on
long, with brown tomentum shedding as leaf expands, slightly keeled to
90-160 cm long, with white tomentum shedding as leaf expands, slightly
triangular, soft, thinly sericeous or lacking tomentum, 60-90 mm long.
160-250 pinnae, with white tomentum shedding as leaf expands; rachis
leaves with more persistent tomentum and lower pinnae gradually reducing
white or brown tomentum shedding as leaf expands, flat (not keeled) in