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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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