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NOUN (2)

1. filamentous hairlike growth on a plant;
- Example: "peach fuzz"
[syn: hair, fuzz, tomentum]

2. a network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex;
[syn: tomentum, tomentum cerebri]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tomentum \To*men"tum\, n.; pl. Tomenta. [L. See Tomentose. ] (Bot.) The closely matted hair or downy nap covering the leaves or stems of some plants. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tomentum n 1: filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz" [syn: hair, fuzz, tomentum] 2: a network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex [syn: tomentum, tomentum cerebri]