[te-lah] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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noun plural -lae (-liː)
  1. anatomy any delicate tissue or weblike structure

Word Origin for tela

from New Latin, from Latin: a web
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tela in Medicine


n. pl. te•lae (-lē)
  1. A thin weblike structure.
  2. A tissue, especially of delicate formation.
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