- a rooflike structure.
Origin of tectum
Examples from the Web for tectum
Historical Examples of tectum
The taenia tecti marginales and the tectum synoticum are covered dorsally and laterally by the frontoparietals.
Medially, the tectum nasi persists, overlaid by the nasal bone laterally.
In posterior sections the cartilage assumes a dorsolateral position (Fig. 3), ventral and slightly lateral to the tectum nasi.
- A rooflike structure of the body, especially the dorsal part of the mesencephalon.