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exoskeleton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

An articulated, mechanical framework that surrounds and supports a person's body and increases their effective strength. 1968 F. Leiber Specter Is Haunting Texas Galaxy SF (July) 8/1 I was...

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exoskeleton

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 68 words.

A rigid external covering for the body in certain animals, such as the hard chitinous cuticle of arthropods. An exoskeleton

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exoskeleton

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 69 words.

A rigid external covering for the body in certain animals, such as the hard chitinous cuticle of arthropods. An exoskeleton

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exoskeleton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

An articulated, mechanical framework that surrounds and supports a person's body and increases their effective strength. 1968 F. Leiber Specter Is Haunting Texas Galaxy SF (July) 8/1 I was...

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exoskeleton

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Any skeleton covering the outside of an organism or lying in the skin, such as the hard chitinous cuticle of an arthropod or the shell of a mollusc. Compare endoskeleton.

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exoskeleton

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 133 words.

A general term applied to the hard covering of many invertebrates. It may be a shell growing at the

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exoskeleton

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 16 words.

A skeleton or support structure that is outside the body of the organism. Contrast endoskeleton.

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exoskeleton

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 14 words.

The horny outer covering that encloses the body of all *arthropods. Contrast endoskeleton.

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exoskeleton

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 14 words.

The horny outer covering that encloses the body of all *arthropods. Contrast endoskeleton.

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exoskeleton

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 12 words.

a skeleton covering the outside of the body, characteristic of arthropods.

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exoskeleton

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 12 words.

a skeleton covering the outside of the body, characteristic of arthropods.

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exoskeleton

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 143 words.

A general term applied to the hard covering of many *invertebrates. It may be a shell growing at the edges only (by accretion) or a series of plates. The term is most commonly applied to...

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exoskeleton

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 18 words.

A hard outer layer, often of calcium carbonate, found in some species of algae (e.g. stonewort, Chara).

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exoskeleton

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 18 words.

A hard outer layer, often of calcium carbonate, found in some species of algae (e.g. stonewort, Chara).

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exoskeleton

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 232 words.

The horny skeleton that encloses the body of all Arthropoda. It is secreted by an underlying cellular layer (the

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exoskeleton

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 232 words.

The horny skeleton that encloses the body of all *Arthropoda. It is secreted by an underlying cellular layer

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exoskeleton

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 382 words.

baton, batten, fatten, flatten, harmattan, Manhattan, Mountbatten, paten, patten, pattern, platen, Saturn, slattern • Shackleton • Appleton •

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exoskeleton

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 31 words.

any skeleton covering the outside of an organism or lying in the skin, such as the hard chitinous cuticle of

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exoskeleton

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 382 words.

baton, batten, fatten, flatten, harmattan, Manhattan, Mountbatten, paten, patten, pattern, platen, Saturn, slattern • Shackleton • Appleton •

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exoskeleton

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 55 words.

Protective skeleton or hard supporting structure forming the outside of the soft bodies of certain animals, notably arthropods and molluscs

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exoskeleton <i>n</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 173 words.

an articulated, mechanical framework that surrounds and supports a person's body and increases their effective strength. 1968 F. Leiber Specter

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