tegmentum

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tegmentum (plural tegmentums)

  1. The ventral portion of the midbrain, divided from the tectum by the cerebral aqueduct and the periaqueductal grey
  2. Containing the following nuclei: red nucleus, substantia nigra, ventral tegmental area

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

Bear et al. Neuroscience, Exploring the Brain Co. 2001, Lippincot Williams and Wilkins


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tegmentum n (genitive tegmentī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of tegumentum

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tegmentum tegmenta
genitive tegmentī tegmentōrum
dative tegmentō tegmentīs
accusative tegmentum tegmenta
ablative tegmentō tegmentīs
vocative tegmentum tegmenta