integument in·teg·u·ment (ĭn-těg'yu-mənt)
The enveloping membrane of the body, including the dermis, epidermis, hair, nails, and sebaceous, sweat, and mammary glands.
The membrane, capsule, skin, or other covering of a body or a part.
|integument (ĭn-těg'y-mənt) Pronunciation Key
A natural outer covering of an animal or plant or of one of its parts, such as skin, a shell, or the part of a plant ovule that develops into a seed coat.