Lorication Lor`i*ca"tion, n. [L. loricatio.] The act of loricating; the protecting substance put on; a covering of scales or plates. [1913 Webster]

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  • lorication — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin lorication , loricatio, from loricatus + ion , io ion 1. : the quality or state of having a lorica 2. : a loricate covering …   Useful english dictionary

  • lorication — lor·i·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • loricate — lorication, n. /lawr i kayt , kit, lor /, adj. Zool. covered with a lorica. Also, loricated. [1615 25; < L loricatus. See LORICA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • carapace — Synonyms and related words: armor, chitin, cortex, elytron, episperm, lorica, lorication, mail, pericarp, plate, protective covering, scute, scutum, shell, shield, test, testa, thick skin …   Moby Thesaurus

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