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|Noun||1.||body covering - any covering for the body or a body part|
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
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