Dermoskeleton
Dermoskeleton \Der`mo*skel"e*ton\, n. [Derm + skeleton.] (Anat.) See {Exoskeleton}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • dermoskeleton — the bones of dermal origin, including scales, teeth, the dermocranium and the dermal pectoral girdle …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dermoskeleton — n. [Gr. derma, skin; sketeto, dried hard] The exoskeleton …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dermoskeleton — SYN: exoskeleton (1). * * * der·mo·skel·e·ton (dur″mo skelґə tən) exoskeleton …   Medical dictionary

  • dermoskeleton — der·mo·skeleton …   English syllables

  • dermoskeleton — ˌdərmə+ noun Etymology: derm + skeleton 1. : exoskeleton 2. : the portion of the vertebrate skeleton that develops as membrane bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covering scale — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exoskeleton — Ex o*skel e*ton, n. [Exo + skeleton] (Anat.) The hardened parts of the external integument of an animal, including hair, feathers, nails, horns, scales, etc.,as well as the armor of armadillos and many reptiles, and the shells or hardened… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fe3O4 — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ganoid scale — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scale — Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps rather… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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