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in·teg·u·ment

(in-teg'yū-ment), [TA]
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]

tegument

(tĕg′yə-mənt)
n.
A natural outer covering; an integument.

teg′u·men′ta·ry (-mĕn′tə-rē, -mĕn′trē), teg′u·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.

in·teg·u·ment

(in-teg'yū-mĕnt) [TA]
1. The enveloping membrane of the body; includes, in addition to the epidermis and dermis, all of the derivatives of the epidermis, e.g., hairs, nails, and sebaceous sweat, and mammary glands.
2. The rind, capsule, or covering of any body or part.
Synonym(s): integumentum commune [TA] , tegument.
[L. integumentum, a covering, fr. intego, to cover]

tegument

(tĕg′ū-mĕnt)
1. Integument.
2. A covering structure.
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The occurrence of the immunopositive tapering processes extending into the tegument is in favor of the possibility of the sensory nature of the immunopositive neurons.
A tapering process approaches to the base of tegument (T).
Immunolight micrographs of OV in coronal sections showing multipolar neurons in close proximity to the uterus (U) [a] and the tegument (T) [b].
The acquisition rate of water by Annonaceae seeds may be related to the resistance imposed by the seed tegument, which does not mean that no water is absorbed.
(2011) reported that immersing macaw palm seeds in 2000 mg [L.sup.-1] of [GA.sub.3] for 24 hours in association with removal of the opercular tegument resulted in germination indices of 52% with the re-application of the phytoregulator.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of the application of phytoregulators, the removal of the opercular tegument and the association between these treatments on macaw palm seed germination.
Effects of the removal of the opercular tegument, [GA.sub.3] dose and immersion time
No grayish blue discoloration of exposed tegument (argyria) was observed in the six volunteers after a total of 24 weeks at 75mg/day, with a cumulative amount of silver = 75mg/dayx l68 days = 12,600mg, that is 12.6gm.
La polysemie de pooq, metaphore cle (Ortner), revele des paralleles frappants avec l'utilisation que font de la peau et des teguments les Inuit de la culture arctique Thule.
A minimum of three areas of the tegument of each parasite were assessed.
The effects of cardamonin on the tegument of schistosomes were analyzed by confocal microscopy analysis in order to examine morphological alterations at the surface of male worms.
The morphoanatomical characteristics of the gynoecium, such as the pachychalazal ovule, and internal tegument restricted to the micropyle region, indicates which tissues are present in the fruit and seed of S.