epicuticle


epi·cu·ti·cle

noun \ˌe-pi-ˈkyü-ti-kəl\

Definition of EPICUTICLE

:  the outermost waxy layer of the arthropod exoskeleton
epi·cu·tic·u·lar \-kyü-ˈti-kyə-lər\ adjective

First Known Use of EPICUTICLE

1929

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