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Tegument vs. Skin

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  • Tegument (noun)

    Something which covers; a covering or coating.

  • Tegument (noun)

    A natural covering of the body or of a bodily organ; an integument.

  • Skin (noun)

    The outer protective layer of the body of any animal, including of a human.

    "He is so disgusting he makes my skin crawl."

  • Skin (noun)

    The outer protective layer of the fruit of a plant.

  • Skin (noun)

    The skin and fur of an individual animal used by humans for clothing, upholstery, etc.

  • Skin (noun)

    A congealed layer on the surface of a liquid.

    "In order to get to the rest of the paint in the can, you′ll have to remove the skin floating on top of it."

  • Skin (noun)

    A set of resources that modifies the appearance and/or layout of the graphical user interface of a computer program.

    "You can use this skin to change how the browser looks."

  • Skin (noun)

    An alternate appearance (texture map or geometry) for a character model in a video game.

  • Skin (noun)

    Rolling paper for cigarettes.

    "Pass me a skin, mate."

  • Skin (noun)

    clipping of skinhead

  • Skin (noun)

    A subgroup of Australian aboriginal people; such divisions are cultural and not related to an individual′s physical skin.

  • Skin (noun)

    Bare flesh, particularly bare breasts.

    "Let me see a bit of skin."

  • Skin (noun)

    A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids.

  • Skin (noun)

    That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.

  • Skin (noun)

    The covering, as of planking or iron plates, outside the framing, forming the sides and bottom of a vessel; the shell; also, a lining inside the framing.

  • Skin (noun)

    A drink of whisky served hot.

  • Skin (verb)

    To injure the skin of.

    "He fell off his bike and skinned his knee on the concrete."

  • Skin (verb)

    To remove the skin and/or fur of an animal or a human.

  • Skin (verb)

    To high five.

  • Skin (verb)

    To apply a skin to (a computer program).

    "Can I skin the application to put the picture of my cat on it?"

  • Skin (verb)

    To use tricks to go past a defender.

  • Skin (verb)

    To become covered with skin.

    "A wound eventually skins over."

  • Skin (verb)

    To cover with skin, or as if with skin; hence, to cover superficially.

  • Skin (verb)

    To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use cribs, memoranda, etc., which are prohibited.

  • Skin (verb)

    To strip of money or property; to cheat.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Tegument (noun)

    A cover or covering; an integument.

  • Tegument (noun)

    Especially, the covering of a living body, or of some part or organ of such a body; skin; hide.

  • Skin (noun)

    The external membranous integument of an animal.

  • Skin (noun)

    The hide of an animal, separated from the body, whether green, dry, or tanned; especially, that of a small animal, as a calf, sheep, or goat.

  • Skin (noun)

    A vessel made of skin, used for holding liquids. See Bottle, 1.

  • Skin (noun)

    The bark or husk of a plant or fruit; the exterior coat of fruits and plants.

  • Skin (noun)

    That part of a sail, when furled, which remains on the outside and covers the whole.

  • Skin

    To strip off the skin or hide of; to flay; to peel; as, to skin an animal.

  • Skin

    To cover with skin, or as with skin; hence, to cover superficially.

  • Skin

    To strip of money or property; to cheat.

  • Skin (verb)

    To become covered with skin; as, a wound skins over.

  • Skin (verb)

    To produce, in recitation, examination, etc., the work of another for one's own, or to use in such exercise cribs, memeoranda, etc., which are prohibited.

Webster Dictionary
  • Tegument (noun)

    a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch;

    "your skin is the largest organ of your body"

  • Skin (noun)

    a natural protective covering of the body; site of the sense of touch;

    "your skin is the largest organ of your body"

  • Skin (noun)

    the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)

  • Skin (noun)

    an outer surface (usually thin);

    "the skin of an airplane"

  • Skin (noun)

    body covering of a living animal

  • Skin (noun)

    a person's skin regarded as their life;

    "he tried to save his skin"

  • Skin (noun)

    the rind of a fruit or vegetable

  • Skin (noun)

    a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the skin of an animal

  • Skin (verb)

    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

  • Skin (verb)

    bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of;

    "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

  • Skin (verb)

    remove the bark of a tree

  • Skin (verb)

    strip the skin off;

    "pare apples"

  • Skin (verb)

    strike against an object;

    "She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken"

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