tegument

noun

teg·​u·​ment ˈte-gyə-mənt How to pronounce tegument (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Latin tegumentum

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tegument was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Tegument.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tegument. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

tegument

noun
teg·​u·​ment ˈteg-yə-mənt How to pronounce tegument (audio)
tegumental adjective
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