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crusta

 [krus´tah] (pl. crus´tae) (L.)
a crust.
crusta lac´tea cradle cap.

crust

(krŭst),
1. A hard outer layer or covering; cutaneous crusts are often formed by dried serum or pus on the surface of a ruptured blister or pustule.
2. A scab.
Synonym(s): crusta
[L. crusta]

crust

(krŭst)
1. A hard outer layer or covering; cutaneous crusts are often formed by dried serum or pus on the surface of a ruptured blister or pustule.
2. A scab.
Synonym(s): crusta.
[L. crusta]
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The first documented mention of Rudabanya azurite appeared in 1726 (Marsigli, 1726), with etchings of three specimens of native copper, with associated blue (crusta Vitrioli coeruli) and green minerals, almost certainly blue azurite and green malachite.
The word crustacean comes from the Latin words "crusta" meaning shell and "acea" meaning group.
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