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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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Most of the brains tended to have a slightly firmer consistency near the temporal area, presumably due to the pooling of acetic acid on the tentorium cerebelli. However, brains preserved in acetic acid at concentrations of 60 % or higher received higher satisfaction scores, which suggests that acetic acid could have a role in brain preservation for the purpose of skull base surgery training.
Cranial computerized tomography (CT) revealed frontal bossing; and basal ganglia, falx cerebri, and tentorium cerebelli calcifications (Picture 4).
Retract the margin of tentorium cerebelli between the oculomotor nerve and trochlear nerve, to expose the top of basilar artery, ipsilateral and contralateral posterior cerebral artery P1 segment.
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).
The MRI revealed a low T1 and heterogeneous T2 signal extra-axial, enhancing lesion along the left tentorium cerebelli, with no edema in the adjacent brain parenchyma.