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Tunic

Tu´nic   Pronunciation: tū´nĭk
n.1.
1.(Rom. Antiq.) An under-garment worn by the ancient Romans of both sexes. It was made with or without sleeves, reached to or below the knees, and was confined at the waist by a girdle.
2.Any similar garment worn by ancient or Oriental peoples; also, a common name for various styles of loose-fitting under-garments and over-garments worn in modern times by Europeans and others.
3.(R. C. Ch.) Same as Tunicle.
4.(Anat.) A membrane, or layer of tissue, especially when enveloping an organ or part, as the eye.
5.(Bot.) A natural covering; an integument; as, the tunic of a seed.
6.(Zool.) See Mantle, n., 3 (a).
Noun1.tunic - an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
Synonyms: adventitia, tunica
2.tunic - any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees
adventitia, albuginea, membrane, tissue layer, tunica
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Tunga penetrans
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Tungsten
Tungsten lamp
Tungsten ocher
Tungsten steel
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Tungstic
tungstic acid
Tungstite
Tungus
Tunguses
Tungusic
Tungusic language
Tunguz
Tunhoof
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tunica
tunica albuginea testes
tunica conjunctiva bulbi
tunica conjunctiva palpebrarum
Tunicary
Tunicata
Tunicate
Tunicin
Tunicle
Tuning
tuning fork
Tunis
Tunisia
Tunisian
Tunisian dinar
Tunisian dirham
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