Definition of Exuviating
1. Verb. (present participle of exuviate) ¹
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Definition of Exuviating
1. exuviate [v] - See also: exuviate
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Literary usage of Exuviating
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"9 representing the larva in the act of exuviating the larval skin);2 the first antennae are seen to be much shorter and proportionately stouter than in the ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"to moult probably through its entire lifetime, even to extreme old age.1 When exuviating, 'the crab and lobster both escape from their old shells by a line ..."
3. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... outer part of the conjunctive sac,/ At the exuviating period, the epi- derm, e, becomes opake, and is shed in connection with that of the head and body. ..."
4. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"At the exuviating period, the epiderm, c, becomes opake, and is shed in connection with that of the head and bodv. The conjunctiva covers a great proportion ..."
5. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1881)
"... I observed through the thin cocoon that one was on the point of exuviating its larval skin, which had split vertically across the head and down between ..."
6. A Monograph of the British Fossil Crustacea, Belonging to the Order Merostomata by Henry Woodward (1878)
"Just before the time for exuviating a separation occurs between this rim and the perimeter of the anterior shield. To the unaided eye this rent is ..."
7. Spinal Concussion: Surgically Considered as a Cause ... Erichsen's Disease by Shobal Vail Clevenger (1889)
"Besides the exuviating process, mentioned in a previous chapter, as resorted to by lawyers sometimes, the physician must be on the alert for a tricky ..."
8. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1900)
"... moulting is correlated with rate of growth and nutrition, those species which have a short larval existence, generously nourished, exuviating least. ..."