scutate


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scu·ti·form

(skū'ti-fōrm),
Shield-shaped.
Synonym(s): scutate
[L. scutum, shield, + forma, form]
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scutate

(skyo͞o′tāt)
adj.
Zoology Covered or protected by scutes.
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