Definitions

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  • n. The external layer of the skin and mucous membranes; epithelium; ecderon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The external layer of the skin and mucous membranes; epithelium; ecderon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An erroneous form of ecderon. Mivart.

Etymologies

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See ect-.

Examples

  • The skin of Vertebrate animals consists of two Layers: an outer layer (the epidermis or ecteron), and an inner layer (the dermis or enderon).

    The Common Frog

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