tomentum

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

tomentum (plural tomenta)

  1. (botany) A mass of filamentous hairs on the leaf of a plant.
  2. (zoology) A covering of fine, soft hairs; a pubescence.
  3. (anatomy) A network of fine blood vessels between the pia mater and the cerebral cortex.

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tōmentum n (genitive tōmentī); second declension

  1. stuffing (for pillows, mattresses etc)

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tōmentum tōmenta
genitive tōmentī tōmentōrum
dative tōmentō tōmentīs
accusative tōmentum tōmenta
ablative tōmentō tōmentīs
vocative tōmentum tōmenta
Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 03:51