integumentary

adjective
in·​teg·​u·​men·​ta·​ry | \ in-ˌte-gyə-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce integumentary (audio) \

Definition of integumentary

: of or relating to an enveloping or external layer or covering (as of skin, hair, scales, feathers, or cuticle) of an organism or one of its parts the integumentary system Were there whiskers, filaments or other integumentary structures on the snout and elsewhere?— Darren Naish especially : of, relating to, or affecting the skin : cutaneous an integumentary tumor

First Known Use of integumentary

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Integumentary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integumentary. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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