Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An erroneous form of ecderon. Mivart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) The external layer of the skin and mucous membranes; epithelium; ecderon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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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