tectal
adjective see tectum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tectal — Relating to a tectum. * * * tec·tal tek təl adj of or relating to a tectum esp of or relating to the tectum mesencephali <tectal lesions> …   Medical dictionary

  • tectal — ˈtektəl adjective Etymology: New Latin tectum + English al : of or relating to the tectum * * * tectal, a. see tectum …   Useful english dictionary

  • tectal — of or pertaining to the roof of a structure, e.g. the top of the head or brain …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tectal — See tectum. * * * …   Universalium

  • tectal — adjective Of or pertaining to the tectum …   Wiktionary

  • tectal — tec·tal …   English syllables

  • tectal plate — lamina tecti mesencephali …   Medical dictionary

  • retino-tectal connection — A problem that has exercised developmental biologists is the way in which nerve fibres from the developing retina are ‘mapped’ on to the tectum of the brain. There seems to be a good positioning system in operation, and a variety of mechanisms… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • síndrome tectal completo — Eng. Complete tectorial syndrome Ver síndrome del acueducto de Silvio …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • tectum — tectal, tectorial /tek tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. /tek teuhm/, n., pl. tectums, tecta / teuh/. Anat., Zool. a rooflike structure. [1900 05; < NL, L tectum roof, special use of neut. of tectus, ptp. of tegere to cover; cf. PROTECT] * * * …   Universalium

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