Tomentum meaning

tō-mĕntəm
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A covering of dense matted hairs.
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A growth of short, matted, woolly hairs, as on a stem or leaf.
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A network of very small blood vessels in the pia mater and the cortex of the cerebrum.
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A covering of dense matted hairs.
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(botany) A mass of filamentous hairs on the leaf of a plant.
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(zoology) A covering of fine, soft hairs; a pubescence.
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(anatomy) A network of fine blood vessels between the pia mater and the cerebral cortex.
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Origin of tomentum

  • Latin tōmentum cushion stuffing

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition