epicuticle

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noun epi·cu·ti·cle \ˌe-pi-ˈkyü-ti-kəl\

Definition of epicuticle

  1. :  the outermost waxy layer of the arthropod exoskeleton

epicuticular

play \ˌe-pi-kyü-ˈti-kyə-lər\ adjective

1933

First Known Use of epicuticle

1933


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