Tomentum Definition

tō-mĕntəm
tomenta
noun
A growth of short, matted, woolly hairs, as on a stem or leaf.
Webster's New World
A network of very small blood vessels in the pia mater and the cortex of the cerebrum.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
fuzzhairtomentum cerebri

Other Word Forms of Tomentum

Noun

Singular:
tomentum
Plural:
tomenta

Origin of Tomentum

  • Latin tōmentum cushion stuffing

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

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