Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A partition, composed of a strong sheet of the dura mater, stretched across the back part of the cranial cavity in man, between the cerebrum and the cerebellum.
  • noun In zoology and anatomy, the endocranium.
  • noun Same as tenture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) A fold of the dura mater which separates the cerebellum from the cerebrum and often incloses a process or plate of the skull called the bony tentorium.

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  • noun The framework of internal supports (a false endoskeleton) within an arthropod head, formed by ingrowths of the exoskeleton called apophyses.
  • noun anatomy The tentorium cerebelli.

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  • noun (anatomy) a fold of dura mater that covers the cerebellum and supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum

Etymologies

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Latin

Examples

  • For there is a very marked groove in every such skull, as in the human skull -- which indicates the line of attachment of what is termed the 'tentorium' -- a sort of parchment-like shelf, or partition, which, in the recent state, is interposed between the cerebrum and cerebellum, and prevents the former from pressing upon the latter.

    On the Relations of Man to the Lower Animals

  • For there is a very marked groove in every such skull, as in the human skull -- which indicates the line of attachment of what is termed the 'tentorium' -- a sort of parchment-like shelf, or partition, which, in the recent state, is interposed between the cerebrum and cerebellum, and prevents the former from pressing upon the latter.

    Lectures and Essays

  • He said there was blood both above and below a part of the brain known as the tentorium, meaning that structure had to be injured, which is characteristic of birth trauma.

    Madison.com - top

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the [[cerebrum]] from the [[cerebellum]]

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the cerebellum.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the cerebrum from the cerebellum.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the cerebrum from the cerebellum.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the [[cerebrum]] from the [[cerebellum]]

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the cerebrum from the cerebellum.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The occipital lobe is positioned on a process of the dura mater, known as the tentorium cerebelli, which divides the cerebellum.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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  • The psychiatrist told him it was all in his head, and forbade him from searching any longer for it in the periodic table of elements.

    October 27, 2011

  • It's made of cranium you know.

    October 27, 2011

  • :>)

    October 27, 2011