tutamen

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tutamen

 [too-ta´men] (L.)
a protective covering or structure.
tuta´mina o´culi the protective appendages of the eye, such as the eyelids, eyelashes, and so on.

tu·ta·men

, pl.

tu·ta·mi·na

(tū-tā'men, -tā'mi-nă),
Any defensive or protective structure.
[L. protection]

tutamen

/tu·ta·men/ (too-ta´men) pl. tu´tamina   [L.] a protective covering or structure.
tuta´mina o´culi  the protecting appendages of the eye, as the lids, lashes, etc.

tutamen

a protective covering or structure, such as the eyelids and eyelashes.

tutamen

From the Latin, tutari (to guard), an obsolete term for virtually any protective anatomic covering.

tutamen

pl. tutamina [L.] a protective covering or structure.