The covert of a birds wing

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  • tectrix — [tek′triks΄] n. pl. tectrices [tek′tri sēz΄] [ModL, fem. of L tector, one who covers < tectus, pp. of tegere, to cover: see THATCH] WING COVERT …   English World dictionary

  • tectrix — tectricial /tek trish euhl/, adj. /tek triks/, n., pl. tectrices /tek treuh seez , tek truy seez/. Ornith. covert (def. 8). [1760 70; < NL tectrix, equiv. to L teg(ere) to cover + trix TRIX] * * * …   Universalium

  • tectrix — tec•trix [[t]ˈtɛk trɪks[/t]] n. pl. tec•tri•ces [[t]ˈtɛk trəˌsiz, tɛkˈtraɪ siz[/t]] orn covert 8) • Etymology: 1760–70; < NL tēctrīx= L teg(ere) to cover + trīx trix tec•tri′cial ˈtrɪʃ əl adj …   From formal English to slang

  • Tectrix — dengiamoji plunksna statusas T sritis kūno danga atitikmenys: lot. Tectrix ryšiai: platesnis terminas – skraidomoji plunksna …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • Tectrix carpalis dorsalis — viršutinės dengiamosios riešo plunksnos statusas T sritis kūno danga atitikmenys: lot. Tectrix carpalis dorsalis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – viršutinės dengiamosios plunksnos …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • tectrix — tec·trix …   English syllables

  • tectrix —   n. (pl. rices ) bird s wing or tail covert.    ♦ tectricial, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tectrix — n. (pl. tectrices) = COVERT n. Etymology: mod.L f. L tegere tect cover …   Useful english dictionary

  • tectricial — (ˈ)tek|trishəl adjective Etymology: New Latin tectric , tectrix + English ial : of or relating to a tectrix * * * tectricial / trishˈl/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tectrix …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exergaming — (a portmanteau of exercise and gaming ) is a term used for video games that also provide exercise. Exergames have one element of exercise and one element of gaming. The gaming aspect is a short form for video gaming. Exergames sub divide into two …   Wikipedia

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