integumentary


integumentary
Relating to the integument. SEE ALSO: cutaneous, dermal.

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in·teg·u·men·ta·ry (in-teg-u-menґtə-re) 1. pertaining to or composed of an integument such as skin. 2. serving as a covering, like the skin.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Integumentary — In*teg u*men ta*ry, n. Belonging to, or composed of, integuments. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • integumentary — 1826, from INTEGUMENT (Cf. integument) + ARY (Cf. ary) …   Etymology dictionary

  • integumentary — adjective see integument …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • integumentary — /in teg yeuh men teuh ree/, adj. of, pertaining to, or like an integument. [1835 45; INTEGUMENT + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • integumentary — adjective of, related to, or composed of integuments …   Wiktionary

  • integumentary — adj. of or pertaining to a natural protective covering, of an outer coating (Anatomy, Zoology, Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • integumentary — in·teg·u·men·ta·ry …   English syllables

  • integumentary — /ɪnˌtɛgjuˈmɛntəri/ (say in.tegyooh mentuhree) adjective of, relating to, or like an integument …   Australian English dictionary

  • integumentary — adjective of or relating to the integument • Syn: ↑integumental • Pertains to noun: ↑integument (for: ↑integumental), ↑integument • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Integumentary system — The Integumentary System is an organ system that protects the body from damage, comprising the skin, hair, scales, nails, sweat glands and their products (sweat and mucus). The integumentary system has a variety of functions; in animals, it may… …   Wikipedia


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