from The Century Dictionary.

  • Covering or investing in general, as a skin, rind, or peel.
  • Pertaining to or consisting of integument; tegumentary; integumental; cutaneous.

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

  • noun Belonging to, or composed of, integuments.

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

  • adjective of, related to, or composed of integuments

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the integument


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  • The entire spine is covered with a thin layer of skin called the integumentary sheath, in which venom is concentrated.

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  • As the stinger enters the flesh, the integumentary sheath surrounding the spine is ruptured and the venom escapes into the victim's tissues. 5Stingray venom is one of the most powerful vasoconstrictors found among the natural toxins.

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  • The integumentary system consists of the skin, hair, nails, and certain exocrine glands.

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  • The function of the integumentary system is to protect, nourish, insulate, and cushion the body from the harmful substances of the outside world.

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  • So what should you avoid smearing all over the largest largest organ of the integumentary system?

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  • In 1999, they first described the find in "A therizinosauroid dinosaur with integumentary structures from China," published in Nature

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  • The Yixian Formation is the now famous unit that has produced all those little coelurosaurs with feathers and other integumentary structures preserved, and Dilong is no exception.

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  • It is preserved with simple quill-like integumentary structures that seem antecedent to the true complex feathers that evolved later.

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  • Furthermore, probable ‘proto-feathers’ (rather simple quill-like integumentary structures, almost certainly the morphological ancestors of true, complex feathers) were present in compsognathids, basal tyrannosauroids and alvarezsaurids.

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  • Similarly, while it is known that the effects inhibitors have on the thyroid can in turn lead to adverse effects on the digestive, cardiovascular and integumentary systems, it is not yet known what effect current concentrations of perchlorate have in the body.

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