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(tă-pēt′ŭm )

[L. tapetum, coverlet,carpet]
A layer of fibers from the corpus callosum forming the roof and lateral walls of the inferior and posterior horns of the lateral ventricles of the brain. This layer separates the optic radiation from the ventricle and passes to the temporal and occipital lobes.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Tapetum." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735586/all/tapetum_choroideae.
Tapetum. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735586/all/tapetum_choroideae. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Tapetum. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735586/all/tapetum_choroideae
Tapetum [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735586/all/tapetum_choroideae.
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