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tec·tum

 (tĕk′təm)
n. pl. tec·ta (-tə)
A rooflike structure of the body, especially the dorsal part of the midbrain.

[Latin tēctum, roof, from neuter past participle of tegere, to cover; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

tec′tal (-təl) adj.

tectum

(ˈtɛktʌm)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy any roof-like structure in the body, esp the dorsal area of the midbrain

tec•tum

(ˈtɛk təm)

n., pl. -tums, -ta (-tə). Anat., Zool.
a rooflike structure.
[1900–05; < New Latin, Latin tēctum roof, n. use of neuter of tēctus, past participle of tegere to cover]
tec′tal, tec•to′ri•al (-ˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
Translations

tec·tum

L. (pl.tectum) estructura en forma de techo.
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TOKYO, Japan, March 6, 2018 -- Researchers here have shed light on the regenerative processes by neural stem cells using a stab injury model in the optic tectum, a less studied area of the brain, of the adult zebrafish.
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Agababian (1972) described pollen grains with a fine granular exine and perforated tectum. Similarly, Praglowski (1974) considered that most pollen grains in this family have a perforated or slightly rugulate tectum, and occasionally a microreticulate exine.
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7-8), clearly dentate before apex, lateral border weakly carinate; tectum large, uniformly convex, with 2 basal rounded prominences; aedeagus much longer, sclerotized support curved downward and widely bifurcate apically (Figs.
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