cerotegument
n. [L. cera, wax; tegumentum, covering]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, tegumental layers generally distinguishable by an outer cement layer covering the lipid layer; part of the epiostracum; part of the epicuticle; superficial epicuticular layers; tectostracum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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