Definition of Tegula

1. n. A small appendage situated above the base of the wings of Hymenoptera and attached to the mesonotum.



Definition of Tegula

1. a scale on the wings of insects [n TEGULAE]

Medical Definition of Tegula

1. Origin: L, a tile, dim. Fr. Tegere to cover. A small appendage situated above the base of the wings of Hymenoptera and attached to the mesonotum. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tegula

tegmentum mesencephali
tegmentum of pons
tegmentum of rhombencephalon
tegmentum rhombencephali
tegmentums
tegmic
tegmina
tegminal
tegretol
tegs
tegu
tegua
teguas
teguexin
teguexins
tegula (current term)
tegulae
tegular
tegularly
tegulated
tegumen
tegument
tegumental
tegumentary
teguments
tegumina
tegus
tehr
tehrs
tehsil

Literary usage of Tegula

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1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Beginning with the front edge of this joint and passing backward these sclerites are as follows: The tegula.—In several orders of insects there is at the ..."

2. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1912)
"A note may be placed here concerning the use of the word tegula to guard against a ... The Latin for a roofing tile is tegula, used absolutely, or tegula ..."

3. Guide to the Systematic Distribution of Mollusca in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1857)
"tegula. Shell elongate, top-shaped; axis imperforate, covered with a callous deposit; pillar spirally twisted, ending in a large prominent tubercle in front ..."

4. The Institutes of Gaius and Rules of Ulpian: The Former from Studemund's by Gaius, Ulpian, Wilhelm Studemund, James Muirhead (1880)
"... et ex aedibus tegula, et si de hereditate controuersia erat aeque .2 17a . 17 spear is set up in front of the ..."

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