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Tela

[ te-lah ]
/ ˈtɛ lɑ /
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noun

a seaport in N Honduras.

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British Dictionary definitions for Tela

tela
/ (ˈtiːlə) /

noun plural -lae (-liː)

anatomy any delicate tissue or weblike structure

Word Origin for tela

from New Latin, from Latin: a web
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Medical definitions for Tela

tela
[ tēlə ]

n. pl. te•lae (-lē)

A thin weblike structure.
A tissue, especially of delicate formation.
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