integumentary

integumentary

[in-teg-yuh-men-tuh-ree]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or like an integument.

Origin:
1835–45; integument + -ary

subintegumentary, adjective
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integument (ɪnˈtɛɡjʊmənt)
 
n
1.  the protective layer around an ovule that becomes the seed coat
2.  the outer protective layer or covering of an animal, such as skin or a cuticle
 
[C17: from Latin integumentum, from tegere to cover]
 
integu'mental
 
adj
 
integu'mentary
 
adj

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