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n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy a tough membrane in the brain
2. obsolete an outdoor covering or awning
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(tɛnˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-)

n., pl. -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)
the internal skeleton of an insect's head.
[1655–65; < New Latin tentōrium, Latin: tent <ten(dere) to extend, stretch]
ten•to′ri•al, adj.
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Noun1.tentorium - (anatomy) a fold of dura mater that covers the cerebellum and supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum
dura, dura mater - the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges
plica, fold - a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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L. tentorium, estructura que se asemeja a una tienda.
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Ash of carapace of the hard-shelled turtle Kachuga tentoria is used to treat lung diseases like coughs and asthma by the inhabitants surrounding the Ranthambhore National Park, India (Mahawar and Jaroli, 2006).