body covering

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Noun1.body covering - any covering for the body or a body part
hide, pelt, skin - body covering of a living animal
hypodermis - layer of cells that secretes the chitinous cuticle in e.g. arthropods
feather, plumage, plume - the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
protective covering - the tough natural covering of some organisms
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
exuviae - cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
headful - a covering over the surface of your head; "a headful of tight curls"; "a headful of lice"
epicranium - the muscle and aponeurosis and skin covering the cranium
exoskeleton - the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
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