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Medical Term:

tectorium

Pronunciation: tek-to're-um

Definition: An overlaying structure.

Synonym(s): tectorial membrane of cochlear duct

[L. an overlaying surface (plaster, stucco), fr. tego, pp. tectus, to cover]

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