HyperDic: integumentary_system

English > 1 sense of the expression integumentary system:
NOUNbodyintegumentary systemthe skin and its appendages
English > integumentary system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe skin and its appendages.
PartshairA covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head)
nailhorny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
sebaceous gland, sebaceous follicle, glandulae sebaceaeA cutaneous gland that secretes sebum (usually into a hair follicle) for lubricating hair and skin
skin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts

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