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A natural outer covering; an integument.

[Middle English, from Latin tegumentum, from tegere, to cover; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

teg′u·men′ta·ry (-mĕn′tə-rē, -mĕn′trē), teg′u·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
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Comparison of 2Hz and 100Hz Electric Stimulation for Treatment on Rat's Chronic Inflammatory Pain through Tegumentary Nerve.
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