tomentum


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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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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
with white to orange to brown tomentum persistent above and below, flat
being usually densely brown-tomentose, with the tomentum persisting
with 130-230 pinnae, with white tomentum shedding as leaf expands,