HyperDic: body_covering

English > 1 sense of the expression body covering:
NOUNbodybody coveringany covering for the body or a body part
English > body covering: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny covering for the body or a body part.
Partshypodermislayer of cells that secretes the chitinous cuticle in e.g. arthropods
NarrowerepicraniumThe muscle and aponeurosis and skin covering the cranium
exoskeletonThe exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs
exuviaecast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis
feather, plume, plumageThe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
hairA covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head)
headfulA covering over the surface of your head
hide, pelt, skinbody covering of a living animal
protective coveringThe tough natural covering of some organisms
skin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
Spanishenvoltura corporal

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