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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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Other useful characters include the presence of bluish to purplish tomentum covering the whole body except for antennal fossae, which have silvery tomentum, rugose sculpturing on the propodeal flanges and dark wings with a dull purplish sheen.
Other important characters are the presence of appressed orange tomentum located on the pronotum, the narrow frontal bridge of the clypeus, and the banded wings.
In addition, the pronotum has appressed orange tomentum, although sometimes the anterior and/or lateral parts are devoid of it.
tomentum shedding as leaf expands; rachis consistently terminated by
tomentum shedding as leaf expands or persistent on petiole, rachis
of total leaf), pubescent with dark purple-brown tomentum, spinescent
rachis), with 100-150 pinnae, with orange tomentum shedding as leaf
2 cm diam., covered with reddish brown tomentum; peduncle glabrous, 10
reddish brown tomentum; peduncle glabrous, 30 cm long, 1.5 cm diam.;
solution of household bleach, after which the thick coating of tomentum
about 200 mm (8 in) long and 75 mm (3 in) in diameter, somewhat glabrous with a patch of brown tomentum at the apex of each sporophyll.
covered with gray tomentum; the remainder is glabrous.