Definition of Integumentary system

1. Noun. The skin and its appendages.




Definition of Integumentary system

1. Noun. (anatomy) The skin, feathers and other outer coverings of an animal. ¹

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Medical Definition of Integumentary system

1. The skin, hair, and nails; derived from ectoderm and subjacent mesoderm. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Integumentary System

integrious
integrities
integrity
integrodifference
integrodifferential
integron
integrons
integropallial
integrous
integumation
integument
integumental
integumentary
integumentary pattern
integumentary patterns
integumentary system (current term)
integumentation
integuments
integumentum commune
intein
inteins
intellect
intellected
intellection
intellections
intellective
intellectively
intellects
intellectual
intellectual aura

Literary usage of Integumentary system

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1. Medical diagnosis: A Manual of Clinical Methods by John James Graham Brown (1884)
"integumentary system. THE study of the affections of the skin is of great importance to the physician, not merely on account of the frequency of their ..."

2. Class Book of Botany: Being an Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable by John Hutton Balfour (1852)
"... V. integumentary system. 67. The general Integumentary covering of plants consists of cells, various, aggregated, and may be considered in connection ..."

3. The Development of the Human Body: A Manual of Human Embryology by James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE integumentary system. The Development of the Skin.—The skin is composed of two embryologically distinct portions, the outer epidermal ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1880)
"Respiratory system 1020 18 integumentary system 1092 I 1873. — Total number of men, ... Respiratory system 896 10 integumentary system 1023 ° 1874. ..."

5. Clinical Obstetrics by Robert Jardine (1903)
"Diseases of the Nervous System : Neuralgia—Paralysis—Chorea—Epilepsy —Hysteria—Insanity. Diseases of the integumentary system: Urticaria—Impetigo ..."

6. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1862)
"The integumentary system which is universally present in plants, presents itself, ... In flowering plants in general, we have the integumentary system ..."

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