exocuticle

noun
exo·​cuticle | \ ¦ek(ˌ)sō+ \

Definition of exocuticle

: the intermediate layer of a typical cuticle being sometimes considered in insects the outer part of the endocuticle

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exo- + cuticle

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“Exocuticle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exocuticle. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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