integumentary


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in·teg·u·ment

 (ĭn-tĕg′yo͝o-mənt)
n.
1. A natural outer covering or coat, such as the skin of an animal or the membrane enclosing an organ.
2. Botany The outermost layer or layers of an ovule.

[Latin integumentum, from integere, to cover : in-, on; see in-2 + tegere, to cover; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

in·teg′u·men′ta·ry (-mĕn′tə-rē, -mĕn′trē) adj.
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Adj.1.integumentary - of or relating to the integument
Translations
integumentario
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No other integumentary scent glands are known for any species of rhinos.
Integumentary conditions had improved clinical success when systemic enzyme support was added as an adjuvant to other conventional therapies.
Chapter 1 details the structure and function of the integumentary system.
The aim of this text is to detail cardiopulmonary, neurological, orthopaedic and integumentary issues that a therapist working in geriatric rehabilitation should consider in their practice.
Relative radiation sensitivity in the integumentary system dose response of the epidermal, microvascular, and dermal populations, in Lett J (ed): Advances in Radiation Biology Vol 12.
Skin, or the integumentary system, is the single largest organ in the body.
To facilitate target organ comparisons between rats and mice, we grouped the tissue codes for the target sites into 11 basic target categories: 1, digestive system; 2, liver; 3, cardiovascular system; 4, endocrine system; 5, hematopoietic system; 6, integumentary system; 7, nervous system, brain, and sensory organs; 8, reproductive system; 9, respiratory system; 10, urinary tract; and 11, other (body regions, muscle, skeleton, etc.
A highly variable mild to fulminant influenza typically of domestic and wild birds that is characterized usually by respiratory symptoms, but sometimes by gastrointestinal, integumentary, and urogenital symptoms, and that is caused by strains of influenza A that do not normally infect humans, but which may mutate and be transmitted to other vertebrates (as humans) causing epidemics (Medline Plus, 2003).
Compression of the superficial C8 to T1 cutaneous afferent fibers elicits stimuli that are transmitted to the brain and are recognized as integumentary pain or paresthesias in the ulnar nerve distribution.
4,6) Other manifestations of integumentary toxicity seen with TKIs are various types of rash and mucositis.
The integumentary system comprises the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis.
integumentary compounds or alarm pheromones from envenomed prey), but rather that it is dependent upon the VNS being fully functional and capable of receiving stimulation.