Medical Dictionary

integument

noun in·teg·u·ment \in-ˈteg-yə-mənt\

Medical Definition of INTEGUMENT

:  an enveloping layer (as a skin, membrane, or husk) of an organism or one of its parts
in·teg·u·men·ta·ry \-ˈment-ə-rē, -ˈmen-trē\ adjective
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears