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1841, from exo- + skeleton. Said to have been introduced by English anatomist Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892). Related: Exoskeletal.
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A set of metamorphic mineral assemblages, repeatedly associated in space and time, such that there is a constant and therefore predictable relationship between mineral composition and chemical composi [..]
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n. An external, often hard, covering or integument that provides support and protection to the body.
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a skeleton that is on the outside and encases all the muscles and organs of an organism. Read more on: Exoskeleton
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A supporting structure secreted by ectoderm or epidermis; external, not enveloped by living tissue, as opposed to endoskeleton. experience
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 the hard, external body shell of arthropods. It is made of a stiff material called the cuticle, which has many layers. The cuticle is the building material of the entire body surface, the joint memb [..]
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(n) the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs
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A hard outer structure, such as the carapace of a lobster or crab, that provides protection or support for an organism (especially invertebrates).
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the harder outer body layer of an insect or arthropod. Grit helps birds pulverize this part.
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A skeletal structure outside the body, as in insects.
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A skeleton external to the remainder of the body, the muscles attaching to its inner surface. Extrinsic:
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rigid or articulated envelope that supports and protects the soft tissues of certain animals
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outer hard part of an insect, including legs & wings
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 (noun) - a tough, external covering made of chitin, which supports the body and protects the internal organs.
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An external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's/insect's body.
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Refers to the sclerotized integument which serves mechanically as a skeleton.
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the outer portion of an insect body which may be relatively soft like a caterpillar or hardened like many beetles
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  The hard outer shell that covers an insect’s body. Eyespots:
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The supporting structure of an organism when it is on the outside of the body. Insects, crustaceans, and spiders all have exoskeletons. Birds, mammals, and reptiles have "endoskeletons," mea [..]
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  The rigid external covering for the body of stag beetles, providing both support and protection.
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a hard skeleton located on the outside of an invertebrate’s body (in contrast to the internal skeleton of vertebrates) that protects it and serves as a point for muscle attachment.
Source: flightofthebutterflies.com

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The segmented external skeleton (skin) of insects and other arthropods.
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the hard, tough outer covering of insects and other arthropods
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an ant's outer covering; a protective covering, like armor; it is the exoskeleton that is molted
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an external skeleton, a tough structural body armour made of chitin. Arthropods such as insects, arachnids and crustaceans have segmented exoskeletons.
Source: monarch.org.nz

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hard structure developed on the outside of, and giving support to, a body, such as the chitinous covering of an insect (Glossary of PM)
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rigid or articulated envelope that supports and protects the soft tissues of certain animals, such as lobsters, crabs, spiders, and insects expressed genes
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An external supportive covering of an animal such as a crab or insect (as an arthropod).
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Hard outer shell that provides an invertebrate with support and protection. Blue crabs and other crustaceans have exoskeletons.
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The outer support structure of an insect.
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The covering of an arthropods body made of tough, protective and waterproof material.
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The external skeleton that supports and protects an animal’s body in contrast to the bones of an internal skeleton. Rehabilitation engineers have used this design in nature to develop exoskeletons t [..]
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(anatomy) A hard outer structure that provides both structure and protection to creatures such as insects and Crustacea.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A hard encasement on the surface of an animal, such as the shells of mollusks or the cuticles of arthropods, that provides protection and points of attachment for muscles.
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the hard external shell or covering of some animals.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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The outer support structure of an insect.
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An exoskeleton is a tough, structural body armor made of chitin. Arthropods (insects, arachnids, trilobites, crustaceans, etc.) have exoskeletons.
Source: zoomdinosaurs.com

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External skeleton; the shell of a crustacean
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a skeleton covering the outside of the body, or lying in the skin, and supporting and protecting the soft body parts. Many invertebrates have exoskeletons (insects, starfish). Most higher organisms ha [..]
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lightweight body covering that protects and supports an arthropod’s body, prevents it from drying out, and is shed by molting; a hard outer covering. exosphere -
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A hard supporting structure on the outside of the body, enclosing all living cells (external skeleton).
Source: animaldiversity.org

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Meaning 'outside skeleton,' it refers to certain animals' hard outer bodies. For example, many insects have a hard skin called an exoskeleton. The exoskeleton does not grow; it must be molted. Crabs, lobsters, and tarantulas have exoskeletons, too.
Source: animals.sandiegozoo.org

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