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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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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain demonstrated a collection of fluid along the right falx cerebri and cerebellar tentorium and shift of brain parenchyma to the left [Figure 1].
[16] The brain itself, although can be considered homogeneous, is separated into three major compartments: two cerebral hemispheres and post fossa, by the cerebral falx and cerebellar tentorium. These tough infoldings of the meninges, guides the direction of brain deformation despite their very small negligible volume.
Tumour locations were: frontal (3), parietooccipital (2), parietal (1), temporal (1), occipital (1), thalamic (1), pontocerebellar angle (1), cerebellar tentorium (1), ambient cistern (1).
[22] as follows: larvae aquatic and apneustic (no open spiracles) so respiration is epidermal, often by filamentous abdominal gills; larval tentorium reduced; larval antennae greatly reduced; larval abdominal segments 1-9 are without ventral prolegs; larval abdominal segment 9 is with dorsal tergite.
by four different mechanisms: 1) diffuse axonal injury duringacceleration/deceleration, 2) tentorium shear strain at the midbrain as a result of the damage caused by the cutting effect from the rigid nature of the tentorium, 3) injury of the neurovascular structures due to edge of tentorium, and 4) hyperextension of the cervical vertebrae injuringthe lower brain stem (9).
Small, rotated, raised cerebellar vermis in touch with tentorium 2.
Cranial computerized tomography (CT) revealed frontal bossing; and basal ganglia, falx cerebri, and tentorium cerebelli calcifications (Picture 4).
The other features of PLS are the intracranial calcification of choroid plexus and tentorium on radiographic examination and palmoplantar hyperhidrosis.
Milnne Edwards, 1848) Gastropods Gastropoda Diodora gibberula (Lamarck, 1822) Cellana radiata (Born, 1778) Trochus radiates (Gmelin, 1791) Trochus tentorium (Gmelin,1791) Umbonium vestiarium (Linnaeus, 1758) Trochus stellatus (Gmelin, 1791) Trochus maculates (Linnaeus, 1758) Clanculus guineensis (Gmelin, 1791) Astraea stellata (Gmlin, 1791) Astraea semicostata (Kiener, 1850) Clypeomorus bifasciatus (Sowerby II, 1855) Clypeomorus moniliferus (Kiener, 1841) Telescopium telescopium (Linnaeus, 1758) Potamides cingulatus (Gmelin, 1791) Ischnochiton australis (G.B.
The term "supratentorial mass lesion" is conveniently applied to the localization of intracranial lesion lying above the tentorium cerebelli whether of neoplastic, vascular or chronic/acute inflammatory origin, which by virtue of occupying space within the skull tends to raise intracranial tension (ICT).
For instance, a medulloblastoma is often curable, whereas a morphologically similar tumor above the tentorium has a high potential for mortality.