What is another word for tegument?

126 synonyms found


[ tˈɛɡjuːmənt], [ tˈɛɡjuːmənt], [ t_ˈɛ_ɡ_j_uː_m_ə_n_t]

How to use "Tegument" in context?

The skin is the largest and most visible organ of the body. It is a protective layer that covers the internal organs and provides sensory input. The skin is made up of three layers: the dermis, the cortex, and the subcutaneous tissue. The dermis is the main layer and is made up of fibroblasts and smooth muscle. The cortex is composed of three layers: the stratum basale, the stratum spinosum, and the stratum lucidum. The subcutaneous layer is made up of collagen and elastic fibres.

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