Definition of Tectums

1. tectum [n] - See also: tectum



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tectums

tectopontine tract
tectorial
tectorial membrane
tectorial membrane of cochlear duct
tectorium
tectosilicate
tectosilicates
tectosphere
tectospinal
tectospinal decussation
tectospinal tract
tectrices
tectrix
tectum
tectum mesencephali
tectums (current term)
tecum
tedded
tedder
teddered
teddering
tedders
teddie
teddies
tedding
teddy
teddy-bear
teddy bear
teddy bears
teddy boys

Literary usage of Tectums

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Burman: His Life and Notions by James George Scott (1882)
"... highly ornamented tectums, erected over an image of the Buddha. Very many zealous priors put up marble stones, or finger posts, at certain points beyond ..."

2. Biologisches Zentralblatt by Isidor Rosenthal, Georg Thieme (1885)
"... einer Bildung Anlass gegeben, die in Gestalt zahlloser feiner Faserbündel von den Tori semicirculares in die lateralen Teile des tectums einstrahlt, ..."

3. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie edited by Albert Kölliker, C Th E von Siebold, Ernst Heinrich Ehlers, Waldemar Schleip, Wilhelm Jürgen Heinrich Harms (1888)
"... seitlichen unteren Rande des tectums und vertheilen sich von dort aus in dessen äußerer Schicht, wie ich das näher in meiner Arbeit: »Über den Ursprung ..."

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