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Definition of "integumentary" [in•teg•u•men•ta•ry]

  • Of, related to, or composed of integuments (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "integumentary" in a sentence
  • "The entire spine is covered with a thin layer of skin called the integumentary sheath, in which venom is concentrated."
  • "As the stinger enters the flesh, the integumentary sheath surrounding the spine is ruptured and the venom escapes into the victim's tissues. 5Stingray venom is one of the most powerful vasoconstrictors found among the natural toxins."
  • "The function of the integumentary system is to protect, nourish, insulate, and cushion the body from the harmful substances of the outside world."
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