Tegumentary Teg`u*men"ta*ry, a. [Cf. F. t['e]gumentaire.] Of or pertaining to a tegument or teguments; consisting of teguments; serving as a tegument or covering. [1913 Webster]

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  • tegumentary — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|mentərē, ri adjective Etymology: tegument + ary : of, relating to, or consisting of an integument : serving as a covering the reduction of the tegumentary tissues goes very far in some seeds A.J.Eames & L.H.MacDaniels …   Useful english dictionary

  • tegumentary — adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tegumentary — See tegument. * * * …   Universalium

  • tegumentary — teg·u·men·ta·ry .teg yə ment ə rē adj of, relating to, or consisting of an integument: serving as a covering …   Medical dictionary

  • tegumentary — adj. of or related to covering (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tegumentary — teg·u·men·tary …   English syllables

  • tegumentary glands — (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Acari, specialized secretory glands, located in or immediately beneath the hypodermis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tegumental, tegumentary — Relating to the integument …   Medical dictionary

  • frena — Tegumentary folds holding eggs (Cirripedia) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Tegumentary folds holding eggs [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • teg|mi|nal — «TEHG muh nuhl», adjective. = tegumentary. (Cf. ↑tegumentary) …   Useful english dictionary

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