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Definition 1: a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch - [noun denoting body]

Samples where tegument or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • your skin is the largest organ of your body

Synonyms for tegument in the sense of this definition

(tegument is a kind of ...) tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments

(tegument is a kind of ...) any covering for the body or a body part

(... is a kind of tegument ) a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

(... is a kind of tegument ) a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris

(... is a kind of tegument ) the skin that covers the top of the head

"they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy"

(... is a kind of tegument ) the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail

(... is a kind of tegument ) a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected

(... is a kind of tegument ) a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck

(... is a kind of tegument ) bare skin

"swimming in the buff means to swim naked"

(... is a kind of tegument ) a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn

(... is a kind of tegument ) skin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)

(... is a kind of tegument ) outer layer or covering of an organ or part or organism

(tegument is a part of ...) a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface

"his face has many lines" "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

(tegument is a part of ...) a specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin; occurs abundantly in the skin of palms and soles and joints and genitals

(tegument is a part of ...) microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor

(tegument is a part of ...) any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration

(tegument is a part of ...) the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion

(tegument is a part of ...) any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

(tegument is a part of ...) an area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure

"you must know the pressure points in order to administer shiatsu"

(tegument is a part of ...) the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

(tegument is a part of ...) any of the cells making up the skin

(tegument is a part of ...) the deep vascular inner layer of the skin

(tegument is a part of ...) a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases

(tegument is a part of ...) a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin

(tegument is a part of ...) a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin

(tegument is a part of ...) a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland

(tegument is a part of ...) a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin

(... is part of tegument) the skin and its appendages

(tegument is made of the substance ...) insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers

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