Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to a shield.
  • adj. Of or relating to a scutum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a shield.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, of the nature of or pertaining to a scute; in entomology, specifically, of or pertaining to the scutum of any segment of the notum.

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Examples

  • The plates that cover the opening to the barnacle are operated by several sets of muscles: the scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle.

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  • [4] The plates that cover the opening to the barnacle are operated by several sets of muscles: the scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle.

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  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

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