noun, plural tectums, tecta
[tek-tuh] /ˈtɛk tə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology.
a rooflike structure.
tectum tec·tum (těk’təm)
n. pl. tec·ta (-tə)
A rooflike structure of the body, especially the dorsal part of the mesencephalon.
tec’tal (-təl) adj.
- Tectum mesencephali
tectum mesencephali tectum mes·en·ceph·a·li (měs’ěn-sěf’ə-lī’) n. See lamina tecti mesencephali.
noun 1. 1768?–1813, American Indian chief of the Shawnee tribe. noun 1. ?1768–1813, American Indian chief of the Shawnee tribe. He attempted to unite western Indian tribes against the White people, but was defeated at Tippecanoe (1811). He was killed while fighting for the British in the War of 1812 Tecumseh [(tuh-kum-suh)] A Shawnee chief […]
verb (used with object), tedded, tedding. 1. to spread out for drying, as newly mown hay. noun 1. British Slang. Teddy boy. 2. a male given name, form of Edward or Theodore. noun 1. Anthony M, born 1936, U.S. jurist, Supreme Court justice 1988–. 2. Edward Moore (“Ted”) 1932–2009, U.S. politician: senator from Massachusetts 1962–2009. […]
noun 1. Renata [ruh-nah-tuh;; Italian re-nah-tah] /rəˈnɑ tə;; Italian rɛˈnɑ tɑ/ (Show IPA), 1922–2004, Italian soprano.