chitinogenous
adj. [Gr. chiton, tunic; gennaein, to produce]
(ARTHROPODA)
Pertaining to epidermal cells that secrete the chitin.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • chitinogenous — |kītən|äjənəs adjective Etymology: chitin + o + genous : producing chitin chitinogenous hypodermal cells of arthropods …   Useful english dictionary

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