cuticula

noun
cu·​tic·​u·​la | \ kyüˈtikyələ \
plural cuticulae\ -​ˌlē \

Definition of cuticula

: cuticle sense 1a specifically : the outer body wall of an insect, secreted by the hypodermis

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History and Etymology for cuticula

Latin

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“Cuticula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuticula. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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