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chi·tin·ous

(kī'tin-ŭs),
Of or relating to chitin.
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chi·tin·ous

(kī'tin-ŭs)
Of or relating to chitin.
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chitin

(kī′tĭn) [Gr. chiton, tunic]
A polysaccharide that forms the hard exoskeleton of arthropods such as insects and crustaceans. It is also present in the cell walls of some fungi.
chitinous (-nŭs), adjective
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