Relating to, characteristic of, or placed or oriented toward a tegmentum or tegmen.

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teg·men·tal teg-'ment-əl adj of, relating to, or associated with a tegmentum esp. of the brain

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teg·men·tal (təg-menґtəl) pertaining to or of the nature of a tegmen or tegmentum.

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