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1. The enveloping membrane of the body; includes, in addition to the epidermis and dermis, all the derivatives of the epidermis, for example, hairs, nails, sudoriferous and sebaceous glands, and mammary glands, as well as the subcutaneous tissue.
2. The rind, capsule, or covering of any body or part. Synonym(s): tegument (2)
[L. integumentum, a covering, fr. intego, to cover]
The bodily system consisting of the skin and its associated structures, such as the hair, nails, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands.
the skin and its appendages, hair, nails, and sweat and sebaceous glands.
1. pertaining to or composed of skin.
2. serving as a covering.
skin and its appendages.