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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A covering such as the tough leathery forewing of certain insects or the inner coat of a seed.

Usage examples (9)
  • It vibroverberates upon the tegmen and prosplodes from pomoeria.
  • Inter signa extema, qaae Armeniae reges discriminant, reponimas tegmen capitis in fastigimn more regam orien - tu abiens.
  • The Tegmental Wall or Roof (paries tegmentalis) is formed by a thin plate of bone, the tegmen tympani, which separates the cranial and tympanic cavities.
  • The semicanal for the Tensor tympani (semicanalis m. tensoris tympani) is the superior and the smaller of the two; it is cylindrical and lies beneath the tegmen tympani. for more
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