HyperDic: tegument

English > 1 sense of the word tegument:
NOUNbodytegument, skin, cutisa natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
English > tegument: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch.
Synonymsskin, cutis
Part ofintegumentary systemThe skin and its appendages
PartsPacinian corpuscleA specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin
blackhead, comedoA black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin
dermis, corium, dermaThe deep vascular inner layer of the skin
epidermis, cuticleThe outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
freckle, lentigoA small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
free nerve endingMicroscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor
liver spotA type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin
macule, maculaA patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated
poreAny small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
pressure pointAn area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure
scabThe crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
skin cellAny of the cells making up the skin
sweat gland, sudoriferous glandAny of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration
whitehead, miliumA small whitish / whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, lineA slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
Narrowerbuffbare skin
cuticleThe dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
dewlapA hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
hangnail, agnailA loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail
investmentOuter layer or covering of an organ or part or organism
prepuce, foreskinA fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
prepuce, foreskinA fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
scalpThe skin that covers the top of the head
skin graftA piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn
thick skinskin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)
Broaderbody coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
connective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
Substancesmelanininsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
Spanishcutis, piel, tegumento
Catalancutis, pell, tegument

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