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a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to covering; - applied to a membrane immediately over the organ of Corti in the internal ear.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, agent nouns in Latin -tor could give rise to relational adjectives in -torius so that phrases such as opus tectorium 'work of covering; i.e.