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  • adj. serving to cover something
  • adj. of or pertaining to the tectorium

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to covering; -- applied to a membrane immediately over the organ of Corti in the internal ear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covering, as if roofing over; forming a structure like a roof over something; roofing; tegminal: as, the tectorial membrane of the ear (which see, under membrane).

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