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Definition of Tectorial

Tectorial
Tectorial Tec*to"ri*al, a. [L. tectorius.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to covering; -- applied to a membrane immediately over the organ of Corti in the internal ear.

Meaning of Tectorial from wikipedia

- The tectorial membrane (TM) is one of two acellular membranes in the cochlea of the inner ear, the other being the basilar membrane (BM). "Tectorial" in...
- The tectorial membrane of atlanto-axial joint (occipitoaxial ligaments) is situated within the vertebral canal. It is a broad, strong band which covers...
- cochlear apex it is at its widest and least stiff (low-frequencies). The tectorial membrane (TM) helps facilitate cochlear amplification by stimulating OHC...
- the vertebral arteries, the anterior and posterior spinal arteries, the tectorial membranes and alar ligaments. It also transmits the accessory nerve into...
- all hair cells are attached to a tectorial membrane in birds, only the outer hair cells are attached to the tectorial membrane in mammals. The name cochlea...
- lateral and medial ridges of the cochlear duct, which together with the tectorial membrane make up the organ of Corti. Rosenthal's canal or the spiral canal...
- oblongata, and near the margin of the foramen magnum gives attachment to the tectorial membrane On the lateral margins of this surface are faint grooves for...
- vertebral arteries, the anterior and posterior spinal arteries, and the tectorial membrane and alar ligaments. The superior angle of the occipital bone...
- vertebrae, from the body of the axis, where it is continuous with the tectorial membrane of atlanto-axial joint, to the sacrum. The ligament is thicker...
- (Transverse ligament of atlas) Alar ligament Apical ligament of dens Tectorial membrane of atlanto-axial joint Lateral: no ligaments anterior atlantoaxial...
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